Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site


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Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Address:564 County Rd 37
PO Box 9
Stanton, ND 58571

Phone:701-745-3300
Fax:701-745-3708
Web: www.nps.gov/knri/
Size: 1,758 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 26, 1974.
Location:One-half mile north of Stanton, North Dakota, and 60 miles north of Bismarck; accessible via US 83 and ND 200A.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing, self-guided tours, educational programs, cultural workshops.
Special Features:Park preserves historic and archeological remnants of the culture and agricultural lifestyle of the Northern Plains Indians. More than 50 archeological sites suggest a possible 8,000 year span of inhabitation, ending with five centuries of Hidatsa earthlodge village occupation.

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Case Study: Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
Located in rural North Dakota, the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site pays tribute to the Mandan and Hidatsa peoples, who had permanent villages of earth lodge dwellings in the area during the 1800s.