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Fort Buford State Historic Site

  • Also Known As: Fort Buford

  • Vicinity: SW of Williston at confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1866/00/00
1867/00/00
1881/07/19 Sitting Bull Lakota commander Sitting Bull and 186 followers surrender to the United States federal government

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Particulars for Fort Buford State Historic Site:
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Military facility
Level of Significance National
Cultural Affiliation Native American
Sight Category Site
Owner State
Area of Significance Transportation



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 1st April 1975

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Fort Buford State Historic Site
Registry Address: SW of Williston at confluence of Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers
Registry Number: 75001308
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 200
Contributing Buildings: 2
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Native American, Military, Transportation
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1866, 1867, 1895
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Military facility
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Museum Park

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