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.

July 9-10: Sixth Infantry Encampment. Reenactors will perform demonstrations of military life on Saturday, July 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., including a marching drill and cannon demonstration in the afternoon. On Sunday, July 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the encampment reenactors will visit with guests at the barracks throughout the day.

July 17: Historical Games, 2-5 p.m. at Fort Buford barracks. Participate in games that may have been played at the fort long ago such as cribbage, cards, and checkers.

July 21: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join other history buffs for a discussion of this month’s book, «Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania” by Erik Larson.

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. Fort Buford is open daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is open daily, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.nd.gov/events.


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