Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, Mandan

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  • We were following the "Lewis & Clark" trail and traveling across the US, camping and occasionally staying in a hotel. Of all of the parks we visited FALSP was our favorite. We were tent camping out of...  more »
  • Highly recommend great place to tour and also awesome camp grounds close to town right next to the veterans cemetery  more »
  • This Fort is a perfect Historical place to visit while in the Mandan area. The self guided tour and placement of walking paths leads visitors across the high bluff of the Forts Block House‚Äôs and bring...  more »
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  • Fort Abraham Lincoln SP is an unexpected place with incredible history for this area. I am military by generations of ancestors, more of the citizen soldier than everyone being professional military. So the military history of many events in our country's past, and a variety of locations, are very likely to have had one of my ancestor's at those significant events. This Fort is not one of them. So it was an absolute delight that I was able to work in Bismarck for a year, plus, and was able to partake of the incredible history, both military and pre-recent European influence (from about the mid 1600's). This specific fort was built not long after the civil war, so honoring a fallen president who had legions of haters while he was in office, was an expected event. You can camp in the park at a well-thought out campground, and visit many of the original (restored) buildings on the post. Colonel Armstrong Custer was the commander at the post, and it was from here that he left for the pacification campaign in the Powder River country of Montana. The daily life of the soldiers and others living at the post is portrayed very well by the daily tours and talks given by many of the docents at this post. It is a must-see if you are in the Bismarck area and have either several hours, or all day, to spend at the site. I most highly recommend this view into the frontier life of our country.
  • I was a reenactor when I was there. So if I kept going back it had to be good & fun. It was tough to leave after the weekend was over.
  • So the guides were great. But the lady at the entrance told us that we had time enough to do both tours when fact we did not. We had to leave the first tour half way through and rush to the next tour. If you have three hours give or take and get there well before closing time you'll love it. However if you get there later in the afternoon this place rolls up the street at five.
  • Very cool park with excellent views of the river and country side. Cool recreation of the Slope Indian village mounds, which look so much larger inside than out.
  • Very nice sp with native american and usa military history.
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