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1988 Archeological Investigations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Montana-North Dakota: Block 20 Report (2003)

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Located near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers in North Dakota, Fort Union was an important fur trading post during the 19th century. During the 1980s, the fort was the subject of a multi-year historical archaeology project conducted by the U.S, Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS), The project was conducted by the Midwestern Archaeological Center (MW AC), NPS, in response to proposed reconstruction of the trading post as a National Historical Site. In...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17) Material Culture Reports, Part VI: Preliminary Analysis of Vertebrate Fauna from the 1968-1972 Excavations (1986)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17) Material Culture Reports, Part VIII: Artifacts Associated with Transportation, Commerce and Industry and of Unidentified Function (1996)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part I: A Critical Review of the Archeological Investigations (1986)

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This report is one of a series which describes the results of National Park Service archeological excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site from 1968 through 1972. Although a preliminary report describing the extent and nature of the excavations was produced shortly after the close of each season's fieldwork, until recently the extensive collection of artifacts and other materials recovered during that work has remained largely unanalyzed and unreported for want of sufficient...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part II: Food Related Materials (1986)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part III: Personal and Recreational Materials (1986)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part IV: Firearms, Trapping, and Fishing Equipment (1986)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part IX: Personal, Domestic, and Architectural Artifacts (1993)

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part V: Buttons As Closures, Buttons AS Decoration: a Nineteenth Century Example From Fort Union (1986)

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Between 1829-1865, Fort Union served as the administrative center of the Upper Missouri Outfit of the American Fur Company. After becoming a National Historic Site in 1966, the U.S. National Park Service sponsored four excavations there. Among the thousands of objects recovered were several hundred buttons. In the past, archeologists have been content to describe such mundane without attempting to analyze artifacts; e.g., place them within a social and functional contexts. This paper...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part VII: Building Hardware, Construction Materials, Tools, and Fasteners (1987)

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Between 1968 and 1972, four seasons of archeological investigations were conducted at the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, North Dakota. The fort served as the major outpost of the American Fur Company on the Upper Missouri River between 1829 and 1865. Between 1865 and 1867, the U. S. Army utilized the fort facilities as a base of operations against the Northern Plains Indians. The excavations were conducted at the fort in order to obtain structural information concerning...


Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (32WI17), Material Culture Reports, Part X: Native American Burials and Artifacts (1994)

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Investigations at Fort Union Trading Post: Archeology and Architecture (1990)

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In 1987, Midwest Archeological Center archeological crews completed the second of three years of excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site. This season's work was done in preparation of the 1988-1989 reconstruction of the fort's 1850-1851 era palisade and stone bastions. The investigation focused upon the North Palisade,' North GateI Northeast Bastion, East Palisade and Southwest Bastion. within the excavation/ construction zone, secondary structures of interest included the...


Monitoring of Bluff Contouring: Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site (1992)

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The purpose of the archeological work conducted at the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site was to monitor the removal of excess fill material from the bluff south of Fort Union. Sometime after Fort Union was abandoned, a large gravel pit was dug west of the Fort. This pit removed a section of the bluff in front (south) of the Fort and part of the Fort’s southwest Bastion. After the establishment of Fort Union as a National Historic Site efforts were made to fill the eastern part of...


Utility Trench Monitoring along the West and North Walls, Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site, North Dakota (2003)

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The park plans to upgrade its telephone and alarm system. Trenching along the palisade was required to lay the new utility lines. Archeological monitoring was required since portions of this area were believed not to have been disturbed by previous excavation activity associated with the fort reconstruction work from 1986-1989.


Worked Bone Artifacts Discovered During Archaeological Excavations at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site(32WI17), ND (1998)

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Fort Union served as the major trading establishment for the American Fur Company and its St. Louis descendants (Bernard Pratte and Co. and Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Co.) on the Upper Missouri River between 1828 and 1865. In 1865, Charles Chouteau sold Fort Union to Hubble, Hawley and Smith, otherwise known as the North Western Fur Company. During its last years of existence, between 1864 and 1866, the treaders shared the post's facilities with the U.S. Army, the latter utilizing Fort Union as a...

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