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Fort Abercrombie, North Dakota, 1863.
Fort Abercrombie, North Dakota, 1863.
TitleFort Abercrombie, North Dakota, 1863.
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1920
DescriptionPostcard sketch of Fort Abercrombie in 1863. The sketch views the fort from a downward angle with a wagon and a tipi in the foreground.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectCity & Town Life
Historic sites
Indians of North America
Military
Pioneer Era
Historic sites
Subject (LCTGM)Military facilities
Tipis
Buildings
Carts & wagons
Forts & fortifications
Organization NameUnited States. Army
LocationFort Abercrombie (Abercrombie, N.D.)
Dakota Territory
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
Item NumberA0363-1
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Fort Abercrombie, North Dakota, 1863"--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesArtist unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe date of the sketch is circa 1863, however the postcard dates to after 1889. Fort Abercrombie was the first fort in the Dakota Territory, built in 1857, dismantled the next year, and reconstructed in 1860.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 65.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/historicsites/abercrombie/index.html
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A0363-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA0363-1
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