Fort Haven (1860-1860) - A temporary earthworks established in 1860 during the Pyramid Lake Paiute War by Captain Joseph Stewart, 3rd U.S. Artillery, in present-day Washoe County, Nevada. Named after Major General J. P. Haven, California Militia. Abandoned in 1860 in favor of Fort Churchill (1).
Temporary earthworks were established about 6 Jun1860 after the second Battle of the Pyramid Lake Paiute War. Captain Joseph Stewart, 3rd U.S. Artillery established the post as one of a number of temporary defenses after the hostile Paiute force withdrew. Abandoned after Fort Churchill (1) was established on 20 Jul 1860 by Captain Stewart.
No remains, Washoe County, Nevada
Visited: 21 Mar 2014