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Buckstop Junction, Bismarck

#17 of 29 in Historic Sites in North Dakota
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Buckstop Junction, located in Bismarck, ND, is an historic town established and designed by the Missouri Valley Historic Society (MVHS). The town stands on a 20 acre site at the Missouri Valley Fairgrounds on East Main Avenue. The society was organized in 1992 to preserve the history of the Missouri River Valley and the surrounding area.

The historic village contains actual buildings dating from 1875 to 1935 moved to the site by the MVHS. The buildings with traceable histories in the area, offer visitors a feel for the atmosphere of the Missouri River Valley during the turn of the century.

Tours: As scheduled or by reservation

Volunteers: We have many opportunities and you are sure to find a way to help that you will enjoy.

Rental: The Lewis Hotel and the Bethel Church are available to rent for appropriate functions

Corn Feed Celebration: Held annually on the third Sunday of August.

Donations: MVHS (Buckstop Junction) is a tax exempt 501 (C) 3 organization and your gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Mailing address MVHS, PO Box 941, Bismarck, ND 58502-0941
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  • Even though we went after everything was closed, it was such a neat place to walk around and look in the windows. I didnt see any posting of times that the buildings are open but it would be nice to.....  more »
  • Great little "town" for a wedding venue. Went to one here last year and it felt like we were in our own little town for the night!  more »
  • Excellent place to visit that most people forget is right in plain sight! The tour guides are very knowledgeable and for the low price you pay, there is so much to see!! If you're in the bisman area, this is a great place to visit and help keep our local history alive!
  • Well taken care of old buildings and antique equipment.

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