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Flag Raising Ceremony Planned At Fort Buford


The public is invited to the Flag Raising Ceremony on Saturday, May 27, at Fort Buford near Williston, N.D. The event is free and open to the public. All times are Central time. The Flag Raising Ceremony conducted by the Fort Buford 6th Infantry Regiment Association frontier army re-enactors begins at noon. Flags will be raised at the field officer quarters, cemetery and Masonic Lodge site. Raising the reproduction 1872 flag marks the beginning of summer hours. Fort Buford will be open daily, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center will be open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, contact 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. Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. CT; and Monday through Tuesday. Fort Buford is currently closed. Find information about upcoming programs of the State Historical Society at history.

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