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Jamestown in Stutsman County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fort William H. Seward

Near this Marker is the Site of

 
 
Fort William H. Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 24, 2017
1. Fort William H. Seward Marker
Inscription.

Established 1872

Abandoned 1877

Officer In Command
Captain John H. Patterson
in the Spring of 1876 two companies of the 7th Cavalry
were encamped in this valley for three weeks.
In the Indian Campaign which followed, these troops
were among the victims of the Custer Massacre.



 
Erected 1929 by Fort Seward Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Jamestown, North Dakota.
 
Location. 46° 54.792′ N, 98° 43.26′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, North Dakota, in Stutsman County. Marker is on 10th Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 605 10th Ave. NW, Jamestown ND 58401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Seward (here, next to this marker); Model 1861 8" Siege Howitzer (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Seward (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alton Klaus (approx. 0.6 miles away); Where the Two Rivers Meet (approx. mile away); Jamestown Dam
Fort William H. Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 24, 2017
2. Fort William H. Seward Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); World's Largest Buffalo (approx. 2 miles away); White Cloud (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Seward, Jamestown, North Dakota. (Submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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