Fort Seward 1872-1877
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 46° 54.713 W 098° 43.333
14T E 521153 N 5195409
Quick Description: A marker on 4th St NW on the western edge of Jamestown.
Location: North Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 3/17/2015 6:54:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMNHCR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 6

Long Description:
A United States military post proving quarters for two companies of infantry. It was named for Wm. H. Seward, who served as Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln.
The post protected workers who were building the Northern Pacific Railway and the early settlers who located in the James River Valley.
Fort Seward served as the railhead for supplies for Fort Totten, located 81 miles to the north.
Roadside: no

City: yes

Other: no

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