“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stark County, North Dakota

Clickable Map of Stark County, North Dakota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Stark County, ND (8) Billings County, ND (50) Dunn County, ND (3) Grant County, ND (3) Hettinger County, ND (0) Mercer County, ND (32) Morton County, ND (24) Slope County, ND (0)  StarkCounty(8) Stark County (8)  BillingsCounty(50) Billings County (50)  DunnCounty(3) Dunn County (3)  GrantCounty(3) Grant County (3)  HettingerCounty(0) Hettinger County (0)  MercerCounty(32) Mercer County (32)  MortonCounty(24) Morton County (24)  SlopeCounty(0) Slope County (0)
Dickinson is the county seat for Stark County
Adjacent to Stark County, North Dakota
      Billings County (50)  
      Dunn County (3)  
      Grant County (3)  
      Hettinger County (0)  
      Mercer County (32)  
      Morton County (24)  
      Slope County (0)  
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1North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — Dude on the Frontier
Near Interstate I-94, on the right when traveling west.
Theodore Roosevelt, 24 years old, came to the North Dakota badlands from New York City to hunt his first buffalo. For a week there was nothing but rain – at last some fresh tracks. And after hard riding, and a lot of missed shots, Roosevelt . . . Map (db m87203) HM
2North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — Invader on the BadlandsTheodore Roosevelt National Park
Near Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
In 1909 an aggressive newcomer showed up on the Dakota grasslands. Originally, from Europe, leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) prefers the prime real estate of the badlands – streambeds, wooded draws, and drainages – and has . . . Map (db m88606) HM
3North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — Invasion ConfrontedTheodore Roosevelt National Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Near Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
The National Park Service and its neighbors wage a costly campaign to contain the spread of noxious weeds by fighting back on several fronts. Mowing, prescribed fires, spraying chemicals, and new insect allies – all contribute to restore the . . . Map (db m88607) HM
4North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — The Badlands
Near Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
The stillness of the land is a disguise. Hard infrequent rain attack the loosely cemented clays and sandstones, gouging new gullies and carrying off as much as two to four inches of surface a year from steep, unprotected slopes. At night the . . . Map (db m87222) HM
5North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — The Soldiers and the Sioux
On Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
Cultural Conflicts Set the Stage During the late 1880s, miners, traders, and homesteaders rushed to the West, pushing Northern Plains tribes into ever smaller remnants of their homelands. Treaties between the U.S. government and the tribes were . . . Map (db m87215) HM
6North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — Time Travel on the Custer Trail
On Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
Between 1864 and 1876, five military expeditions crossed this windswept country. Though only a couple of skirmishes occurred in the badlands, their stories hold a significant place in the history of the Great Sioux War. Lieutenant Colonel George . . . Map (db m87216) HM
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7North Dakota, Stark County, Belfield — Welcome to Painted Canyon – A View into Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Near Interstate 94, on the right when traveling west.
Painted Canyon . . . the name itself evokes an image of color and light playing across the face of a wild and broken land. Of the countless individuals who have stood transfixed at the canyon rim – Native Americans, fur traders, a cavalry . . . Map (db m87204) HM
8North Dakota, Stark County, Richardton — Sully’s Heart River Corral
Near 81st Avenue Southwest, 0.6 miles north of 50th Street Southwest.
General Alfred Sully, Commander of a United States military expedition to Dakota Territory to punish hostile Sioux, established a base camp on this site on July 26, 1864. Sully left his surplus supplies and equipment and an immigrant train wish was . . . Map (db m156144) HM WM
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Feb. 6, 2023