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

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

Feb. 5: History and Nature Lecture Series, 2 p.m. “Helping Out The Boys,” a brief look at the U.S. Sanitary Commission with hands-on instruction for making a bed tick and/or a pillow tick similar to those from the 1860s. Request a materials list by calling 701-572-9034. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center.

Feb. 16: History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join other history buffs to vote on book choices for March-June. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center.

Feb. 18: 19th Century Sewing, Textile Arts, and Projects, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center.

Feb. 19: Historical Game Day at the Fort Buford Barracks, 2-4 p.m. Participate in games that may have been played at the fort long ago such as cribbage, cards, and checkers. Fort Buford State Historic Site.

For more information, contact 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. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m-5 p.m. CT; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. CT; and closed Monday-Tuesday. Fort Buford is currently closed. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.nd.gov/events.

 

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