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Stutsman County North Dakota Historical Markers

 
Alton Klaus Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 24, 2017
Alton Klaus Marker
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Alton Klaus
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North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Fort Seward
Fort Seward, formerly Fort Cross, was established June 3, 1872. The post was built on a bluff overlooking the confluence of the James River and Pipestone Creek. Although the Sioux Indians had recently been settled on reservations, occasional . . . — Map (db m112678) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Fort Seward1872 - 1877
A United States military post providing quarters for two companies of infantry. It was named for Wm H. Seward, wo served as Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln. The post protected workers who were building the Northern Pacific Railway . . . — Map (db m112683) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Fort William H. SewardNear this Marker is the Site of
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 . . . — Map (db m112671) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Jamestown Dam
Jamestown Dam 1953 Missouri River Basin project Built by and for the people of the United States for the conservation, control, and use of water resources. Height of Dam 110 Feet Length of Crest 1418 Feet Reservoir Capacity 230,000 Acre Feet . . . — Map (db m90547) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Model 1861 8" Siege Howitzer
Manufactured by the Fort Pitt foundry in 1862. The original cost paid was $205.50. It is number 26 of a total of 171 manufactured. Only 73 have survived. The barrel weight is 2602 pounds. The projectile weighed 46 pounds and was . . . — Map (db m112681) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — Where the Two Rivers Meet
Old maps of the Northwest apply the name of Dakota to the James River. The junction of the Can Sa Sa (James River) and the Pipestem, where Jamestown is now located, was a favorite place for getting together among the Indians before the . . . — Map (db m112686) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — White CloudNational Buffalo Museum
The National Buffalo Museum is pleased to have White Cloud join the herd, which is not confined, but allowed to roam freely in the pasture as their heritage would dictate. That is why, on any given day, visitors may or may not be able to view White . . . — Map (db m96736) HM
North Dakota (Stutsman County), Jamestown — World's Largest Buffalo
World's Largest Buffalo Erected 1959 By City of Jamestown & Chamber of Commerce Length 46 Ft.      Width 14 Ft. Heigth 26 Ft.      Weight 60 Tons Elmer Paul Peterson - Sculptor — Map (db m114374) HM

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