History - Ft. Mandan

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History

Follow the historic trails of legends in North Dakota. 

North Dakota has fascinating history for you to explore. This is where Lewis and Clark met their famous interpreter, Sakakawea. They also spent more time here than in any other area that would become a state. Today you can visit their reconstructed Fort Mandan near Washburn, as well as the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and places important to the stories of Hunkpapa Chief Sitting Bull, Lt. Col. George Custer and a young Theodore Roosevelt before he became President.