Fort Sisseton

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Fort Sisseton
Fort Sisseton officer quarters from E 1.jpg
Officers' quarters, photographed 2017
Fort Sisseton is located in South Dakota
Fort Sisseton
Fort Sisseton is located in the United States
Fort Sisseton
Nearest cityBritton, South Dakota
Coordinates45°39′28″N 97°31′50″W / 45.65778°N 97.53056°W / 45.65778; -97.53056Coordinates: 45°39′28″N 97°31′50″W / 45.65778°N 97.53056°W / 45.65778; -97.53056
Area35 acres (14 ha)
NRHP reference #73001745[1]
Added to NRHPMay 10, 1973

Fort Sisseton near Britton, South Dakota was established in 1864. As Fort Sisseton Historic State Park, it was designated as a State Historical Park in 1959.[2] Fort Sisseton is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.[1]

It has 14 of its original buildings remaining.[2]

The fort with 35 acres (14 ha) was listed on the National Register in 1973. The listing included 15 contributing buildings and 9 contributing sites.[1][3] Fort Sisseton State Park has a festival the first weekend of June each year with entertainment and reenacting of fort activities.

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b Thune, John R. "Fort Sisseton". Local Legacies. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2008-12-21.
  3. ^ "Fort Sisseton Historic State Park". State of South Dakota. Retrieved 2012-07-25.

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