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1. Placing culverts with horses Placing culverts with horses Culverts; Horses; Road construction; Men work with a team of four horses to place culverts in a ditch, likely near a road construction project.

2. Mound B excavation, Double Ditch Indian Village site Mound B excavation, Double Ditch Indian Village site Excavation; Mounds (Landforms); Archaeological sites; Mound B was re-opened in 2005 by archeologists to see if they could gain more information with modern technology and advanced evaluation methods.

3. Earthlodge floor plan at Double Ditch Indian Village site Earthlodge floor plan at Double Ditch Indian Village site Dwellings; Plans; This floor plan of a circular earthlodge shows the four post and beam central supports (the square in the center). The wall between the entry and the fireplace helped to prevent drafts from disturbing...

4. Aerial view of Menoken Indian Village site Aerial view of Menoken Indian Village site Aerial photographs; Excavation; Cliffs; This aerial view of Menoken Village shows the outline of the palisade and ditch with the four bastions. The location of the village on the banks of Apple Creek was strategically smart. Modern day farmers...

5. Aerial view of Double Ditch Indian Village site Aerial view of Double Ditch Indian Village site Rivers; Mounds (Landforms); Cliffs; An aerial view of Double Ditch State Historic Site taken from the north. The Missouri River flows below the bluff. The roads and parking area allow visitors access to the site.

6. Double Ditch Indian Village magnetic gradiometry Double Ditch Indian Village magnetic gradiometry Maps; Magnetic gradiometry produced this picture of the sub-surface structures at Double Ditch. With this method, archeologists were able to determine that the village had had 4 ditches over its long history...

7. Aerial view of Double Ditch Indian Village site Aerial view of Double Ditch Indian Village site Holes; Mounds (Landforms); In this aerial view, ditches 1 and 2 can be seen. The depressions indicate storage pits or the foundations of earthlodges. The elevated mounds were made of both earth and trash to strengthen the defensive...

8. Palisade excavation at Huff Indian Village site Palisade excavation at Huff Indian Village site Excavation; Archaeological sites; Cliffs; A portion of the palisade wall at Huff was excavated in 1960. You can see the postholes and the depression which marks the ditch in this photograph. The ditch was probably 5 feet deep originally, but over...

9. Mandan earthlodge Mandan earthlodge Dwellings; This photograph of an earthlodge of the reservation era shows a typical circular earthlodge which would have been built in the 1500s at Double Ditch. The structure at the very top surrounds the hole in...

10. Mound B excavation at Double Ditch Indian Village site Mound B excavation at Double Ditch Indian Village site Excavation; Mounds (Landforms); Archaeological sites; This mound (named Mound B) was opened in 1905 by archeologists. They gathered information on how the people of Double Ditch lived by examining their refuse.

11. Burgois site map Burgois site map Maps; Rivers; Dwellings; Excavation; This early contour map reveals the locations of earthlodges within Ditch 4 at Double Ditch Indian Village, also known as the Bourgois site.

12. Liberty Memorial Bridge, Bismarck, N.D. Liberty Memorial Bridge, Bismarck, N.D. Bridges; Rivers; A view of the Liberty Memorial Bridge crossing the river from the Bismarck side. The photographer appears to be standing in a ditch between the road surface and river bank.

13. Completed foot bridge, International Peace Garden, Man. and N.D. Completed foot bridge, International Peace Garden, Man. and N.D. Trees; Shrubs; Pedestrian bridges; Stonework; Logs; Progress photographs; A log foot bridge extends over a small ditch. There are trees in the background and bushes in the foreground.

14. Protective ditch, Menoken Indian Village Site, Menoken, N.D. Protective ditch, Menoken Indian Village Site, Menoken, N.D. Archaeology; Archaeological sites; A woman stands in the protective ditch on the Menoken Indian Village Site.

15. Cross cut of northern outer earthwork at Double Ditch site Cross cut of northern outer earthwork at Double Ditch site Archaeological sites; Archaeology; An excavation into one of the earthworks at the Double Ditch site shows artifacts and other items buried in the soil.

16. Cross cut of Northern mound, Double Ditch site Cross cut of Northern mound, Double Ditch site Archaeological sites; Archaeology; Charred corn cobs are visible in this cross cut of a mound at the Double Ditch site.

17. Double Ditch site showing outer ditch & outer mounds Double Ditch site showing outer ditch & outer mounds Historic sites; Archaeological sites; Hats; Mounds (Landforms); A man stands on the edge of the outer ditch at the Double Ditch site near Bismarck. A hat sits inside the ditch to show the depth.

18. Camp Southwest of Double Ditch site Camp Southwest of Double Ditch site Tents; Mounds (Landforms); Archaeology; Archaeological sites; A tent is set up at the Double Ditch site for archaeologists to live in while they excavate the site.

19. Mandan Indian Village at Double Ditch site, N.D. Mandan Indian Village at Double Ditch site, N.D. Historic sites; Mounds (Landforms); A view of the landscape at the Double Ditch site near Bismarck, N.D.

20. Soldiers at Fort Pembina, Dakota Territory Soldiers at Fort Pembina, Dakota Territory Forts & fortifications; Soldiers; Digging; Soldiers digging a trench or ditch on the grounds of Fort Pembina. The foreground is an open field.
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