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“Fort Buford State Park is across the road from the Confluence Center.”

Fort Buford State Historic Site
Ranked #3 of 8 things to do in Williston
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

Both sites are on the same ticket. We were entertained by the two rangers at the park. They were knowledgable about Custer and Sitting Bull. With the oil drillling I wouldn't travel out of my way to go to these attractions, but we did enjoy them.

3  Thank molly30087
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Corporal9, Manager at Fort Buford State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2012

Sorry it is not worth your time to come back out here. One thing I would like to clarify here, however is: This is Fort Buford State Historic Site, Not Fort Union National Park, we never have a rendezvous at this site.

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Reviewed August 5, 2012

Makes for a nice drive out of town but not much appealing enough to make for return trips. The location is scenic and rural and the surrounding grassy plains make for a nice walk or run. I went to the Rendezvous thinking there would be more demonstrations and activities but there was just one person creating stone flints and lots of vendors selling trinkets.

1  Thank mingfatsai
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Reviewed July 24, 2012

Well I have been here multiple times. Always interesting, Do not forget to visit the cemetary as well

1  Thank travellingkiwi_lass
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Reviewed June 17, 2012

Visited here while traveling through North Dakota on vacation. This was our second stop of our first day after seeing Fort Union. The fort was built in 1866 at the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers and was a major supply depot. There are only two buildings remaining to tour; the officer's quarters which is now a museum and the barracks. There is also a cemetary. Due to time constraints, we chose to not see the barracks which can be seen with a ranger or volunteer tour guide. The museum was interesting as it gave much information about life as an officer or soldier in the army at Fort Buford. There was also information on life for the army wives. There are a number of artifacts including pictures, personal items, clothing, furnishings, army gear,uniforms, etc. I was intrigued with the bugle calls that could be listened to. This site is well known as the fort where Sitting Bull surrendered in 1881. There is information about his life and surrender (this took place in the officer's building). All in all this was worth a visit to understand life on the fort.

2  Thank MSWMom50
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

We got to learn about the native americans around the area and the soldiers that fought for the area. it was interwsting.

1  Thank cindy k
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