Living History at Ft. Belle Fontaine

St. Louis County, Mo.

Sept 22, 2002

Living historian, Greg Carter, doing a first-person impression of Lt. Col. Jacob Kingsbury, the first Commandant of Ft. Belle Fontaine, who supervised its initial construction in 1805. This is the style of uniform Kingsbury probably would have worn during this time period.


The Lewis and Clark Fife and Drum Corp. from St. Charles, Mo. [Close-Up Image]

Reenactors portray soldiers that were once stationed at Ft. Belle fontaine. Left to Right: Rob Benwell (as a Missouri Ranger); John Ritter, Steve Luecke, and Dave Bennett as 1st U.S. Infantry, U.S. Army. Photographed on Sept. 22, 2002. [Close-up Photo]

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