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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jamestown, North Dakota
Location of Jamestown, North Dakota
► Stutsman County (16) ► Barnes County (3) ► Foster County (0) ► Griggs County (8) ► Kidder County (3) ► LaMoure County (6) ► Logan County (1) ► Wells County (0)
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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|
| What is a Prairie?
Definition: A prairie is an open grassland that occurs in relatively dry climates where precipitation is too low to support trees.
Grasslands and the plants that make up there regions have stretched across . . . — — Map (db m162972) HM|
In 2005 the Orlady building, which used to occupy this space, burned to the ground. It remained an empty hole surrounded by yellow tape for two years. The Arts Center purchased the destroyed space. We dreamed of building an Arts . . . — — Map (db m136528) 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|
| 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|