Upcoming Programs At Fort Buford & Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center

Williston, ND – The public is invited to these upcoming events at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston. All events are free and open to the public. All times are Central time.

June 11: Grand Opening of Writing Rock Playground, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Writing Rock State Historic Site. Visitors will enjoy speakers, indigenous and historical games, and free root beer floats. This event is rescheduled from the original May 14 date.

June 16: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join other history buffs for a discussion of this month’s book, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” by David Grann.

June 19: Historical Games, 2-5 p.m., Fort Buford barracks. Participate in games that may have been played at the fort long ago such as cribbage, cards, and checkers.

June 25: Great Western Trail Day, 10 a.m.-5 pm., Fort Buford. Visitors will enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides, musical performances, and cowboy poetry.

For more information, contact Joe Garcia or Yvette Bachmeier at 701-572-9034. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is part of Fort Buford State Historic Site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Hours for the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center are Wed.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m .; closed Mon.-Tues. Fort Buford is open by appointment. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.nd.gov/events.


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