Camp Hancock State Historic Site, Bismarck

Camp Hancock Site on Main Ave. in Bismarck, North Dakota was built in 1872. It has also been known as Camp Hancock Historic Site and as Camp Hancock. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
It served as a garrison for troops guarding the construction of railway through the area during 1872–1877.
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  • This is a historical place with lots of information. We see at first a locomotive. However, there is way more to see! 1877-1894 Quartermasster's office and Signal station 1872: Officers...  more »
  • I stopped by while walking along the street. I wasn't looking for it. It you like trains, weather bureau history, old churches, or old military posts, its worth stopping if you are in the area. I.....  more »
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  • Lovely, peaceful grounds. A pretty covered open building housing the rail engine. Plenty of pigeons/doves roosting above it so don't get past the railing! There is also a gorgeous old church on the grounds and the weather service building. Lots of sweet scented peonies on the grounds, a well maintained lawn, the perfect tree to frame photos of the beautiful church from the back, a pair of soft stained glass windows complete the site. The railroad runs behind it and the front of the site is framed by the street with lamp post signs.
  • Nice place to go and see history of bismark nd. Check out the old church

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