Fort Totten State Historic Site

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Fort Totten State Historic Site

Location:Southeastern edge of the town of Fort Totten.
Facilities:Visitor center, modern restrooms, 17 original buildings housing interpretive center, museum, gift shop.
Activities:Tours (May 16-September 15; rest of year by appointment).
Special Features:Fort was established in 1867 as a frontier military outpost to police the surrounding reservation and guard overland mail and transportation routes. The post was decommissioned in 1890 and became the property of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1891, serving as an Indian Boarding School until 1940. After independent tribal government was established, a community school operated in the buildings from 1940 to 1959.
Address:PO Box 224
Fort Totten, ND 58335


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