Fort Westernaire

Address: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Lakewood

The first structure was constructed in 1959 and the outdoor riding arena in 1963. The Westernaires are an equestrian drill team that performs at rodeos and fairs throughout the west. They are headquartered at Ft. Westernaire and have a museum based on equestrian history with such items as early saddles from around the world, original calvary tack items, plus uniforms, Conestoga wagons, fire wagon, Baby Doe's side saddle, Indian costumes, etc.
Quad Map/Date: Morrison, 1965 (1994)
Sec/Town/Range: S12, T4S, R70W
Elevation: 5,990
Source: State inventory form, Dixie Stigers, April 1975, Hiwan Homestead Museum Library
Last Modified: Wed, November 28 2012

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