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Lake Jessie State Historic Site

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This site is located two miles west of Jessie. In 1839, the Nicollet-Fremont expedition camped here; Isaac I. Stevens and his party stayed here during a survey of a proposed railroad route in the 1850s and the site was also used by James L. Fisk and his wagon trains bound for the Montana gold fields. There is a marker on the site.

Location: Jessie North Dakota Telephone 701-328-2666

Other History nearby:
(Binford) Camp Atchison State Historic Site
(Carrington) Foster County Museum
(Ft. Totten) Ft. Totten State Historic Site
(Hatton) Hatton-Eielson Museum
(Jessie) Lake Jessie State Historic Site
(Ft. Totten) Lake Region Pioneer Daughters Museum

03/04 Coming to The Jessie 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.