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Ft. Mandan Historical Site

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Ft. Mandan Historical Site is located on the western fringe of the Lakes and Gardens Region in southern McLean County on the banks of the Missouri River about 12 miles west of Washburn.

The site marks the area where Lewis & Clark set up their encampment for the winter of 1804-05. Triangular Ft. Mandan provided basic sheltering needs as well as a place for a cultural exchange between the Native Americans and the white man.

Location: Washburn North Dakota

Other History nearby:
(Driscoll) Chaska Camp Banks State Historic Site
(Mandan) Custer House - Cavalry Square
(New Salem) Custer Trail Museum
(Bismarck) Former Governor's Mansion
(Stanton) Ft. Clark Historic Site
(Washburn) Ft. Mandan Historical Site

09/26 Coming to The Washburn area