This Is The Oldest Place You Can Possibly Go In North Dakota And Its History Will Fascinate You

North Dakota’s oldest, still standing structure erected by then-exploring Euro-Americans is the Gingras Trading Post in Walhalla, built in 1843. But what if you could visit some place with history that goes further back than that, and has structures that stand on the site of a village from as early as the 1500s? Now that’s old! The history spans much longer than that at this awesome place in the Peace Garden State that highlights an important part of its history. Take a look:

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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is located at 4480 Fort Lincoln Road, Mandan, North Dakota 58554. Click here for more information about the park.

This state park is also home to another fun historic find, North Dakota’s last and only trolley ride!