Former fort in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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Fort Douglas Museum, January 2008
|Location||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Area||25 acres (10 ha) (landmarked area)|
|NRHP reference No.||70000628|
|Added to NRHP||June 15, 1970|
|Designated NHLD||May 15, 1975|
Camp Douglas was established in October 1862, during the American Civil War, as a small military garrison about three miles east of Salt Lake City, Utah, to protect the overland mail route and telegraph lines along the Central Overland Route. In 1878, the post was renamed Fort Douglas. It was officially closed in 1991 pursuant to BRAC action and most of the buildings were turned over to the University of Utah. A small section of the original fort is still used by the U.S. Army Reserve and includes the Fort Douglas Military Museum. The fort was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975, for its role in the Civil War and in furthering the settlement of Utah.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
- "Fort Douglas". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2007-10-18. Retrieved 2008-06-24.
- Bauman, Joseph. "FORT DOUGLAS CLOSURE TO DISPLACE 278". www.deseretnews.com. Deseret News. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
- "NHL nomination for Fort Douglas". National Park Service. Retrieved 2018-03-13.
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