June 3, 2016
Fort Buford State Historic Site Hosting Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit and Public Programs
WILLISTON – “Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Buford” is now on exhibit at Fort Buford State Historic Site near Williston. The new exhibit is an overview of the contribution of African American soldiers (Buffalo Soldiers) on the frontier and includes photos of Buffalo Soldiers along with information about their time at Fort Buford.
The historic site will also be hosting the following programs in June.
June 4, 2016
Scrapbooking at the Confluence, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
June 12, 2016
Open House at Fort Buford State Historic Site, 2-5 p.m. honoring the 150th Anniversary of the start of construction of Fort Buford.
June 16, 2016
Fort Buford History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join history buffs in a discussion of this month's selected book, “When the Mississippi Ran Backwards” by Jay Feldman. Free refreshments. Please call in advance, 701.572.9034.
June 16-17, 2016
Confluence Quilters, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Join the Confluence Quilters for their monthly meeting at the Confluence. All experience levels welcome and instruction provided. Bring your own lunch and unfinished projects.
June 19, 2016
Concert at the Confluence, 7 p.m. The public is invited to a concert featuring Jim and Cheryl Lingenfelter at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center.
June 25-26, 2016
History Alive! featuring Arch Ellwein as Steamboat Captain Grant Marsh at 2 and 4 p.m. each day.
Fort Buford State Historic Site summer hours are daily from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For more information about these events, contact Site Supervisor Steve Reidburn or Assistant Site Supervisor Kerry Finsaas at 701.572.9034. For more information about additional upcoming programs of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, go to history.nd.gov/events.
Steve Reidburn or Kerry Finsaas, 701.572.9034
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