This Historic Park Is One Of North Dakota’s Best Kept Secrets
History runs deep in North Dakota, from the days of the plains tribes to the settlers, and statehood to today. If you want to get a taste of that rich history, there are few better places than this historic park. Located in a beautiful natural area and full of stories and ways to see them before your very eyes, this place is one of the state’s hidden gems. Step back into time and take a look:
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Fort Union Trading Post is located at 15550 Highway 1804, Williston, ND 58801. It is open daily throughout the year except on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. For more information, click here.
This isn’t the only place you can experience North Dakota’s extensive history. There is a state park a ways further east than this that has just as impressive sites to see, and more. Discover it right here!
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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