Founded in 1858 as Camp Colorado, Fort Mohave was
home to military personnel for two years before being
abandoned. Then as more prospectors came to the area the
fort was reoccupied in 1866. This occupation lasted through
1890. A school at the site stayed open through the early 1900's.
In 1941, all the structures were razed and today, nothing is
Today, our valley is still a prosperous place, and the Fort Mojave
Tribe is, once again, a major player. The tribe is still farming,
but they also own several public utility companies, casinos,
convenience stores, gas stations, RV parks, a golf course, new
home subdivisions, and the list goes on.