Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park(redirected from Fort Abraham Lincoln)
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Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Location:7 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806.
Facilities:95 modern campsites with electrical hookups, showers, sleeping cabins, picnic shelters, playground, hiking trails, historic buildings, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, hiking, interpretive tours.
Special Features:Rich in military and Indian history, Fort Abraham Lincoln was once an important infantry and cavalry post. It was from here that Lieutenant Colonel George Custer and the Seventh Cavalry rode out on their ill-fated expedition against the Sioux at the Little Big Horn. Portions of the military post, including the Custer House, have been reconstructed. Reconstructed earthlodges at the park's On-A-Slant Indian Village depict the lifestyle of the Mandan Indians, who occupied this site from about 1575-1781.
Address:4480 Fort Lincoln Rd
Mandan, ND 58554
Size: 1,006 acres.
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