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Camp Hancock Historic Site

A military installation established in 1872 to provide protection for work gangs building the Northern Pacific Railroad, it became a U.S. Weather Bureau station in 1894. A log headquarters building still stands on the site and serves as an interpretive museum for artifacts, with information about local history. The site is also home to a 1909 Northern Pacific locomotive and the 1881 Church of the Bread of Life, moved to the site in 1965. Admission is free. Please visit our website for hours and more information.
Camp Hancock Historic Site

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101 East Main Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58501

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