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Spirit Mound

Spirit Mound

In search of more information about the history of this area we visited the headquarter of the Missouri National Recreational River in Yankton, South Dakota and talked with a ranger. Following that conversation we headed half an hour east to Spirit Mound Historic...

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Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village

Overview Video Combine archeology and a Harvest Hosts location and you've got our attention. Although we were not able to do an overnight stay, we did still get to visit an amazing location. The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village near Mitchell, South Dakota is an...

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The Maximilian-Bodmer Exhibit

The Maximilian-Bodmer Exhibit

The two of us have officially had our minds blown. As a part of today's 1 PM tour of New Harmony, Indiana beginning at The Atheneum Visitors Center, we were able to visit the Maximilian-Bodmer Exhibit which tells the story of a German naturalist and a Swiss artist...

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Fort Mandan 

Fort Mandan 

After a nice lunch in Washburn we arrived at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center just before 3:30PM and learned that today's last tour of the Fort Mandan replica 2 miles away would begin at 4PM so we abbreviated our visit to the museum. We did learn a few new...

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Sakakawea Lived Here 

Sakakawea Lived Here 

See Introduction Park Video Long long ago when Karen was in early elementary school, her Dad would read aloud to hear at bedtime. Sometimes they were historical novels aimed at young readers. One of the books was about Sacajawea, Bird Woman. Today we visited the Knife...

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Fort Abraham Lincoln 1875

Fort Abraham Lincoln 1875

Today we spent entirely within the confines of Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park. Our first stop was at the Visitors Center. We were here in the heat of yesterday afternoon to check out the amazing displays of life in a Mandan village. Today we took the interpretive...

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Keelboat Park

Keelboat Park

After determining that we've met the criteria for adding North Dakota to our map and adding said sticker, we headed north on Highway 1806. Today's journey from Fort Rice Recreation Area to Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park through Dakota farmland and the eastern edge of...

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!