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
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
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
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
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
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
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