The Old Fort

Welcome to the 'Old Fort' at Fort Lewis College

The original site of Fort Lewis College, a liberal arts college in Durango, CO began 16 miles southwest of its present location in 1880.

This web site was designed to walk you into the 20th and 21st centuries as 6279 acres on the LaPlata river served as a Military fort, Indian school, High school, Two-year college , the San Juan Basin Research Center and has begun a new chapter for Fort Lewis College as it celebrates it's centennial beginning on January 25, 2011.