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Looking northwest over Fort Buford, North Dakota
Looking northwest over Fort Buford, North Dakota
TitleLooking northwest over Fort Buford, North Dakota
Date of Originalbetween 1880 and 1895
DescriptionView of the fort from an elevated position. A row of officers' quarters is visible on the near side. There is a large parade ground at right center. The left foreground shows planted fields.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectHistoric sites
Military
Subject (LCTGM)Forts & fortifications
Barracks
Military facilities
Croplands
Historic buildings
Organization NameUnited States. Army
LocationFort Buford (Fort Buford, N.D.)
Fort Buford (N.D.)
Fort Buford State Historic Site (N.D.)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
Item NumberA5073-1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Fort Buford, North Dakota. Looking Northwest."--Printed on edge of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryFort Buford was constructed in 1866 and disbanded in 1895. The town of Buford was founded one mile to the north in 1897.
Bibliographic ReferenceWick, Douglas A. North Dakota Place Names. Sweetgrass Communications, Bismarck, ND: 1989. 67.
External Resourcehttp://history.nd.gov/historicsites/buford/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 (A5073-1)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5073-1
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