The storied history of Fort Garland

by Nancy Christofferson FORT GARLAND — On February 25, 1862, or 155 years ago, three settlements in the San Luis Valley got post offices. One of these was Fort Garland. Just because the fort had no established post office did not mean it didn’t receive mail before that time. It was a government outpost, after
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