Fort Morgan is also known as: Morgan County / Fort Morgan city.
The city was named for a military fort established on the site in 1865. The fort, first called Camp Wardwell was established along the Overland Trail to protect emigrants and supplies going to and from Denver and the mining districts. The fort was renamed in 1866 by General John Pope for one of his staff, Colonel Christopher A. Morgan, who had died earlier that year. The fort would close in 1868, but in the short time the fort was active, 19 different companies from 11 regiments both cavalry and infantry, and an estimated 1,200 to 1,400 soldiers would be stationed at the fort. The town of Fort Morgan was platted just south of the old military fort’s ruins on May 1, 1884 by Abner S. Baker, a member of Greeley's Union Colony. The town became the county seat of the newly formed Morgan County on February 19, 1889.
Fort Morgan is located at 40°15′12″N 103°47′57″W / 40. 25333°N 103. 79917°W / 40. 25333; -103. 79917 (40. 253262, -103. 799063).
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The official website for the city of Fort Morgan is http://www.cityoffortmorgan.com/.
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Fort Morgan has been featured in films like: Dumb & Dumber (1994).
Some of the notable people born here have been: Ryan Jensen (athlete).
Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Brush News-Tribune and Fort Morgan Times.
Fort Morgan Obituaries
It was reported on August 2nd, 2014 that Phyllis Joan Kauffman (Hoke) died in Woodbridge, Virginia. Ms. Kauffman was 73 years old and was born in Fort Morgan, CO. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Phyllis Joan's life.
It was reported by Beatrice Daily Sun on June 18th, 2014 that Catherine "Kay" Sieck (Stoll) died in Sterling, Nebraska. Ms. Sieck was 77 years old and was born in Fort Morgan, CO. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Catherine "Kay"'s life.
It was reported on May 30th, 2014 that Charles F Marshall died in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Marshall was 83 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles F's life.
It was reported by Renton Reporter on May 9th, 2014 that Lucy Anne Flora died in Renton, Washington. Flora was 84 years old and was born in Fort Morgan, CO. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Lucy Anne's life.
It was reported on March 8th, 2014 that Danny D Larson died in Fort Morgan, Colorado. Larson was 6 years old and was born in Holdrege, NE. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Danny D's life.
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Tributes for Nov. 7
Greeley, CO 80631. Viewing from 12:30 ... Rick started his schooling at Fort Morgan attending elementary school through the eighth grade. He then attended Wiggins Junior High School and Wiggins High School, where he graduated in June of 1984.
Sparky Anderson Dies At Age 76
Anderson's family said, per his request, there will be no funeral or memorial service ... because Sparky has a smile that you can even hear over the telephone. Tigers co-owners Mike and Marian Ilitch released the following statement on Andersons pass ...
Tributes for Oct. 31
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Stoddard Funeral Home ... 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO, 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at adamsonchapels.com. Terry was born in Fort Morgan to Donald and Barbara Walker. He was raised on a farm in ...
Funeral services will be held on Monday ... Kim Dyess and husband Richard of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Brittany Morgan, Caroline Bennitt, Elizabeth Eliot Dyess, Alex Bennitt, Jr., Walker Dyess, Jr., Mary Marshall Smith, and Caroline Crawford; sister ...
She is survived by her husband, Gene, of Hillrose; her father, Dale Allen; a brother, Robert Allen; a sister, Deanna Pyle; three daughters, Sherry Ruder and her husband, Joe, of Fort Morgan, CO., Jackie ... Dahl Mortuary. A funeral service was Monday ...
She is survived by her daughters, Helen McCann and Deena Burns, both of Akron, Patti Northup of Greeley, Bonnie Shepherd of Stockbridge, Georgia, and Charlotte Stieb of Fort Morgan ... Leonard Hahn and her parents. A funeral service was held on Saturday ...
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