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Ceran De Hault De Lassus De St. Vrain
Ceran St. Vrain, born Ceran de Hault de Lassus de St. Vrain (May 5, 1802 – October 28, 1870), was a major fur trader, near Taos, New Mexico, where he and his partner William Bent
William Bent
established the trading post of Bent's Fort. St. Vrain acted as an ally of the new United States governor of the US provisional government of New Mexico, Charles Bent, appointed during the Mexican-American War, by raising a force of volunteers and participating with the United States Army
United States Army
in suppressing the Taos Revolt. Afterward, he served as a translator in the US military's trial of numerous Mexican and Native American men who had been part of the revolt. After the war, St. Vrain settled in Mora, New Mexico
Mora, New Mexico
Territory, where he had a grist mill and supplied the U.S. Army garrison at the nearby Fort Union.Contents1 Early life 2 Into the fur trade and Bent, St
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St. Louis
St. Louis
St. Louis
Lambert International Airport MidAmerica St. Louis
St. Louis
AirportWaterways Mississippi RiverWebsite stlouis-mo.gov St. Louis
St. Louis
(/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/)[10][11][12] is an independent city[13] and major U.S. port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri's border with Illinois. The city had an estimated March 22, 2018 population of 308,626[8] and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area (home to 2,807,338 people ), making it the largest metropolitan area in Missouri
Missouri
and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis
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National Historic Sites (United States)
A National Historic Site (NHS) is a protected area of national historic significance in the United States. An NHS usually contains a single historical feature directly associated with its subject. A related but separate designation, the National Historical Park
National Historical Park
(NHP), is an area that generally extends beyond single properties or buildings, and its resources include a mix of historic and sometimes significant natural features. As of 2015, there are 50 NHPs and 90 NHSs. Most NHPs and NHSs are managed by the National Park Service
National Park Service
(NPS). Some federally designated sites are owned by local authorities or privately owned, but are authorized to request assistance from the NPS as affiliated areas
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Westport, Kansas City
Westport is a historic neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Originally an independent town, it was annexed by Kansas City
Kansas City
in 1897. Today, it is one of Kansas City's main entertainment districts.Contents1 Background 2 Gallery 3 See also 4 External linksBackground[edit] Westport was first settled by Reverend Isaac McCoy
Isaac McCoy
and his family in 1831. It was located approximately 3 miles due south of the present day location of downtown, Kansas City, Missouri. It was platted three years later, and formally incorporated in February 1857. Isaac's son John Calvin McCoy
John Calvin McCoy
is generally considered the "father of Kansas City" after he formally founded the town
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Missouri
Missouri
Missouri
is a state in the Midwestern
Midwestern
United States.[5] With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are Kansas
Kansas
City, St. Louis, Springfield, and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City, located on the Missouri River. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Mississippi River
Mississippi River
forms the eastern border of the state. Humans have inhabited the land now known as Missouri
Missouri
for at least 12,000 years. The Mississippian culture
Mississippian culture
built cities and mounds, before declining in the 1300s. When European explorers arrived in the 1600s they encountered the Osage and Missouria
Missouria
nations
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Household Hardware
Household hardware (or simply, hardware) is equipment that can be touched or held by hand such as nuts, screws, washers, keys, locks, hinges, latches, handles, wire, chains, belts, plumbing supplies, electrical supplies, tools, utensils, cutlery and machine parts. Household hardware is typically sold in hardware stores. See also[edit]Builders hardwarev t eHand toolsSawhorse Toolbox WorkbenchAdjustable spanner Antique tools Basin wrench Block plane Brace Bradawl Breaker bar Card scraper Cat's paw
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Fur
Fur
Fur
is the hair covering of non-human mammals, particularly those mammals with extensive body hair that is soft and thick. The stiffer bristles on animals such as pigs are not generally referred to as fur. The term pelage – first known use in English c. 1828 (French, from Middle French, from poil for "hair", from Old French
Old French
peilss, from Latin
Latin
pilus[1]) – is sometimes used to refer to the body hair of an animal as a complete coat. Fur
Fur
is also used to refer to animal pelts which have been processed into leather with the hair still attached
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Mule
Equus mulusA grey muleA mule is the offspring of a male donkey (jack) and a female horse (mare).[1][2] Horses and donkeys are different species, with different numbers of chromosomes. Of the two F1 hybrids (first generation hybrids) between these two species, a mule is easier to obtain than a hinny, which is the offspring of a female donkey (jenny) and a male horse (stallion). The size of a mule and work to which it is put depend largely on the breeding of the mule's female parent (dam)
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José Antonio Vizcarra
José Antonio Vizcarra
José Antonio Vizcarra
(or Viscarra) was a Mexican soldier who served as Governor of New Mexico from 1822 to 1823. While conducting an expedition against the Navajos in 1823, he was to first to record the ruins of Chaco Canyon.Contents1 Career outline 2 Governor of New Mexico 3 Navajo expedition 4 Encounters with U.S. traders and troops 5 ReferencesCareer outline[edit] José Antonio Vizcarra
José Antonio Vizcarra
was the son of Don Juan José Viscarra and Doña Gertrudis Alvarado, and was born in Cuencamé, Durango.[1] Entering the army, he rose to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel and was appointed military chief of New Mexico in October 1822
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Canadian River
The Canadian River
Canadian River
is the longest tributary of the Arkansas River
Arkansas River
in the United States. It is about 906 miles (1,458 km) long, starting in Colorado
Colorado
and traveling through New Mexico, the Texas Panhandle, and Oklahoma. The drainage area is about 47,700 square miles (124,000 km2).[1] The Canadian is sometimes referred to as the South Canadian River
Canadian River
to differentiate it from the North Canadian River
North Canadian River
that flows into it.Contents1 Etymology 2 History 3 Course 4 Images 5 Notes 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksEtymology[edit] It is unclear why the river is called the Canadian. On John C. Fremont's route map of 1845, the river's name is listed as "Goo-al-pah or Canadian River" from the Comanche and Kiowa name for the river (Kiowa gúlvàu, (IPA: [gúdl-p'ɔː]) 'red river')
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Adobe
Adobe
Adobe
(US: /əˈdoʊbi/ ( listen), UK: /əˈdoʊb/;[1] Spanish: [aˈðoβe]) is a building material made from earth and other organic materials. Adobe
Adobe
means mudbrick in Spanish, but in some English-speaking regions of Spanish heritage, the term is used to refer to any kind of earth construction. Most adobe buildings are similar in appearance to cob and rammed earth buildings
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Santa Fe Trail
The Santa Fe Trail
Trail
was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri
Missouri
with Santa Fe, New Mexico. Pioneered in 1821 by William Becknell, it served as a vital commercial highway until the introduction of the railroad to Santa Fe in 1880. Santa Fe was near the end of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, which carried trade from Mexico
Mexico
City. The route skirted the northern edge and crossed the north-western corner of Comancheria, the territory of the Comanches, who demanded compensation for granting passage to the trail, and represented another market for American traders. Comanche
Comanche
raiding farther south in Mexico
Mexico
isolated New Mexico, making it more dependent on the American trade, and provided the Comanches
Comanches
with a steady supply of horses for sale
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National Register Of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places
National Register of Historic Places
(NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property. The passage of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) in 1966 established the National Register and the process for adding properties to it. Of the more than one million properties on the National Register, 80,000 are listed individually
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Fort Saint Vrain
Fort Saint Vrain
Fort Saint Vrain
was an 1837 fur trading post built by the Bent, St. Vrain Company, and located at the confluence of Saint Vrain Creek
Saint Vrain Creek
and the South Platte River, about 20 miles (32 km) east of the Rocky Mountains in the unorganized territory of the United States, in present-day Weld County, Colorado. A historical marker notes the place where Old Fort St. Vrain once stood, today at the end of Weld County Road 40, located about seven miles north of Fort Vasquez, Colorado. Among those who helped to establish the fort was Ceran St. Vrain, after whom it was named.Spring pond at the site of Fort St. Vrain, 2007William Clark, governor of the territory, granted the Bent, St. Vrain Co. a license to trade on November 8, 1836. Like neighboring forts, the structure was built as a two-story adobe structure whose walls encased an interior courtyard
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santa Fe (/ˌsæntəˈfeɪ/ or /ˈsæntəˌfeɪ/; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Navajo: Yootó) is the capital of the state of New Mexico. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and the seat of Santa Fe County. This area was occupied for at least several thousand years by indigenous peoples who built villages several hundred years ago on the current site of the city. It was known by the Tewa inhabitants as Ogha Po'oge ("White Shell Water Place").[4] The city of Santa Fe, founded by Spanish colonists in 1610, is the oldest city in the state and the oldest state capital city in the United States. Santa Fe (meaning "holy faith" in Spanish) had a population of 69,204 in 2012. It is the principal city of a Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
which encompasses all of Santa Fe County
Santa Fe County
and is part of the larger Albuquerque–Santa Fe–Las Vegas combined statistical area
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South Platte River
The South Platte River
Platte River
is one of the two principal tributaries of the Platte River. Flowing through the U.S. states of Colorado
Colorado
and Nebraska, it is itself a major river of the American Midwest and the American Southwest/Mountain West. Its drainage basin includes much of the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
in Colorado; much of the populated region known as the Colorado
Colorado
Front Range and Eastern Plains; and a portion of southeastern Wyoming
Wyoming
in the vicinity of the city of Cheyenne. It joins the North Platte River
North Platte River
in western Nebraska
Nebraska
to form the Platte, which then flows across Nebraska
Nebraska
to the Missouri. The river serves as the principal source of water for eastern Colorado
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