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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Last Bell Tours

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Union Trading Post NHS
    • Fees: FREE!
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    The Last Bell tours are offered only on Saturday evening of Labor Day Weekend and they re-enact a story from the fort’s past.

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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Living History Weekend

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
    • Location: 15550 Highway 1804 Williston, ND
    • Fees: Free!
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    Reenactors portray American Fur Company employees and American Indians of Fort Union Trading Post.

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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Blacksmith Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Union Trading Post NHS
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    Blacksmith Workshop

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FORT UNION TRADING POST NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
2016 SUMMER EVENTS

All Fort Union Events are Free and open to the public!

JUNE 16-19 - FORT UNION RENDEZVOUS
19th Century Fur Trade Fair includes a variety of period arts, crafts and music. Come and participate in the upper Missouri's finest fur trade fair at one of the West's most imposing historic sites.
Thursday 6/16 - Kids Day - 10:00 - 2:00 central time - Kids can enjoy various stations of games and hands on activities. Event and activities are free. Groups of 5 or more are encouraged to pre-register by calling 701-572-9083.
Saturday 6/18 - Rendezvous Run - Featuring a 1 mile kids and fur traders run, a 5 K walk and run and an 11 K run from Fort Union through Fort Buford and back. Sponsored by American State Bank & Trust Company of Williston. For more information or to register please call American State Banks at (800) 486-8173.

AUGUST 6-7- INDIAN ARTS SHOWCASE
Demonstrations of traditional Northern Plains Indian accoutrements, crafts and music.
American Indian history and culture, through music, traditional crafts and lectures by tribal historians and elders from tribes of the Upper Missouri.

September 3-5 - LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND
Reenactors portray American Fur Company employees and American Indians of Fort Union Trading Post. Every Labor Day weekend, Fort Union hosts muzzleloaders, buckskinners, and fur trade re-enactors.

Last Bell Tours, 9/3 at 8 p.m. central time- The highlight of the weekend is the Last Bell Tour on Saturday, 9/3. After the last bell is rung, closing the fort for the night, visitors are led through a series of scenes related to an event in the history of the fort.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15550 Highway 1804
Williston, ND 58801

Phone:

(701) 572-9083

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