Buffalo Soldiers Program at Confluence Center

Williston – The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, near Williston, is launching its 2024 History and Nature Lecture Series with “The Mustering of Buffalo Soldiers” set for Sunday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. The program is free and open to the public.

Join Calvin Henderson, public outreach coordinator, for a talk on the formation of Buffalo Soldier Army regiments. Discover the ways these African American soldiers impacted western Dakota Territory, and learn about their time at Fort Buford.

For more information, contact Calvin Henderson 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. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is open 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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