Near Stanton in Mercer County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Images remain. In 1832, George Catlin visited the village, stayed several weeks, and painted the view from the opposite bank. Though Catlin was a self-taught artist and his technique sometimes appears clumsy, his cultural impressions were accurate.
Erected by Department of the Interior, National Parks Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list.
Location. 47° 20.372′ N, 101° 22.982′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton ND 58571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cutbank Archeaology (sic) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); River-Centered (about 300 feet away); Feeding the River (about 600 feet away); Middens (approx. 0.4 miles away); Awatixa Xi'e Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hidatsa Garden (approx. half a mile away); Lewis & Clark at the Knife River Indian Villages (approx. half a mile away); Hidatsa Village (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanton.
Regarding Awatixa Village. This marker is located on the Knife River Indian Villages Village Trail.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2020, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.