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Ft. Buford State Historic Site

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Located about twenty-two miles southwest of Williston, this site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Ft. Buford was built in 1866 near the confluence of the Missouri River and Yellowstone river, and became a major supply depot for military field operations. Original features still existing on the site include a stone powder magazine, the post cemetery site, and a large officers' quarters building which now houses a museum.

The site is open from May 15 through September 15. Museum exhibits and video, self-guided site tour. Modern facilities on site, picnic area, and campgrounds. Museum admission fee.

Location: Williston North Dakota Telephone 701-572-9034

Other History nearby:
(Epping) Buffalo Trails Museum
(Williston) Frontier Museum
(Williston) Ft. Buford State Historic Site
(Williston) Ft. Union Trading Post Nat. Hist. Site
(Sidney) Mon-Dak Heritage Center Museum
(Watford City) Pioneer Museum

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