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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Kidz Craft Activity - News of the Era

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Union Trading Post NHS
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Kids will enjoy these FREE hands-on history activities, and will have a new skill or take-home project! Most programs will take approximately one hour to complete. Open to all age levels, proper adult supervision is required during the activities.

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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Kidz Craft Activity - Weaving

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Union Trading Post NHS
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Kids will enjoy these FREE hands-on history activities, and will have a new skill or take-home project! Most programs will take approximately one hour to complete. Open to all age levels, proper adult supervision is required during the activities.

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  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

    Kidz Craft Activity - Animal Prints

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Union Trading Post NHS
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, September 1, 2018

    Kids will enjoy these FREE hands-on history activities, and will have a new skill or take-home project! Most programs will take approximately one hour to complete. Open to all age levels, proper adult supervision is required during the activities.

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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 1, 2018

    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 5:00 PM
    • Location: 15550 Highway 1804 Williston, ND
    • Fees: Free!
    Saturday, September 1, 2018

    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
2018 SUMMER EVENTS

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

JUNE 14-17 - 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 6/14 - Kids Day - 10:00 - 2:00 central time - Kids can enjoy various stations of games and hands on activities. Event and activities are free.

AUGUST 4-5 - 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 1- 3 - 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, 9/1 at 8 p.m. central time- The highlight of the weekend is the Last Bell Tour on Saturday night. 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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