Camp Hancock State Historic Site

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Southcentral
101 E Main Ave, Bismarck, ND

Located at 101 E. Main St., Bismarck, this site preserves part of a military installation established as Camp Greeley in 1872 to provide protection for work gangs then building the Northern Pacific Railroad. The camp's name was changed to Camp Hancock in 1873. A log headquarters building still stands on the site;. It has been enlarged and remodeled several times, and the logs have been concealed by clapboard siding. The building serves as an interpretive museum for artifacts and information about local history.

Top Features
  • Family-Friendly
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Availability
  • Dates of Operation: May 16-September 15
Cost of Admission
  • Admission: Free, donations welcome
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: May 16-September 15, Friday-Sunday, 1-5pm; groups by appointment outside normal hours.
Guest Information
  • Family-Friendly
Location
  • Downtown