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Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site

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Located at the eastern edge of Abercrombie, this site preserves the military post that served from 1857 until 1878 as the gateway to the Dakota frontier. A local museum at the site interprets the history of the fort and the area. Only one original building remains, but blockhouses and the palisade wall have been reconstructed. The site is open from May 16 through September 15, Wednesday through Sunday. This is a self-guided site visit with limited access. Modern facilities in the museum. Museum admission fee.

Location: Abercrombie North Dakota Telephone 701-553-8513

Other History nearby:
(Detroit Lakes) Becker County Museum
(Moorhead) Comstock House
(Abercrombie) Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
(Elbow Lake) Grant County Historical Museum
(Moorhead) Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center
(Lidgerwood) Lidgerwood Community Museum

11/29 Coming to The Abercrombie area
Scandinavian Hjemkomst and Midwest Viking Festivals Moorhead MN June28-29 The Midwest Viking Festival is an outdoor gathering of craftsmen, musicians and living history enthusiasts, from throughout the upper Midwest, who specialize in bringing the Viking Age back to life.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.