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Confluence Interpretive Center Plans Events

The public is invited to these upcoming events at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center near Williston, N.D. All events are free and open to the public. All times are Central time.

July 9-10: Sixth Infantry Encampment. Reenactors will perform demonstrations of military life on Saturday, July 9, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including a marching drill and cannon demonstration in the afternoon. On Sunday, July 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the encampment reenactors will visit with guests at the barracks throughout the day.

July 17: Historical Games, 2 to 5 p.m. at Fort Buford barracks. Participate in games that may have been played at the fort long ago such as cribbage, cards, and checkers.

July 21: Confluence History Book Club, 7 p.m. Join other history buffs for a discussion of this month’s book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson. For more information, contact Joe Garcia or Yvette Bachmeier at 701-572-9034.

The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is part of Fort Buford State Historic Site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Fort Buford is open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.

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