Get A Glimpse Into Historic Winter Life On The Prairie At The Fort Union Trading Post In North Dakota
Knowing how cold and harsh winters can be on the prairie today, it makes you wonder how early natives, settlers, and traders survived the season. You can step back in time and catch a glimpse into how they lived through the frigid temperatures and snow by visiting the historic Fort Union Trading Post. This spot is open year-round and not only will teach you about the past, but the scenery is stunning to look at, too.
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You can learn more about how to visit this historic site by visiting this website. If you love history like this, here is another fort and historic village in North Dakota that’s well worth checking out, too. Where is your favorite place to explore history in the state?
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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