Visiting The Double Ditch Indian Village In North Dakota Will Take You To World Of The Past

North Dakota has a history that goes back far beyond it being a state. The vast prairies were perfect for huge settlements — but not the kind you may first think of. There were towns made up of hundreds of mound-like structures called earth lodges, and although none of the original lodges exist intact today, you can see the hilly landscape left behind from where one of these large communities once was at this fascinating historic site:

You can visit the Double Ditch Indian Village State Historic Site at any time, and on occasion, there are special evens there. See what’s going on by visiting its Facebook page.

You can step inside into recreated earth lodges at this other historic village in North Dakota not far from here.

Address: ND-1804, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA