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.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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