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Fort Clark State Historic Site

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Address: 8 miles southeast, Stanton, ND
Phone Number: (701) 328-2666
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Fort Clark is a quiet, unassuming little park with a big history. This site records the fur trade and the cultural tragedy of devastating smallpox and cholera epidemics that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Clark is a quiet, unassuming little park with a big history. This site records the fur trade and the cultural tragedy of devastating smallpox and cholera epidemics that decimated most of the inhabitants of a Mandan and later an Arikara Indian village. The site has remains of the large earthlodge village, a cemetery, and two fur trade posts. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very interesting information about the history of the United States. We enjoyed the Washburn, North Dakota area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

The staff was very imformative, good for families traveling with kids. well laid out. time and money well spent

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Stopped by while driving through the area. There are restrooms and a small picnic area right by the parking lot. This is an old trading post from the 1830s. The two trading posts and the earthlodges are gone. There are only interpretive signs around the grounds the explain the history of the site. At the end of the trail is... More 

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