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Merricourt, North Dakota: Indian Massacre Monument and Rare Rock Pile

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Whitestone Battlefield State Park

Address:
73rd Ave. SE, Merricourt, ND
Directions:
Whitestone Battlefield State Park. 73rd Ave. SE to the park. The rare rock pile has its own sign, and is in the narrow stretch of grass between the parking lot and the road that leads to the park supervisor's house
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Indian Massacre Monument and Rare Rock Pile

Three different monuments mark a nadir of European-Indian relations. And don't miss the pile of rare rocks!

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Whitestone Battlefield State Park - Indian Massacre

Indian massacre location -- not much to see. Out in the middle of nowhere. Small hill to walk up and then a memorial. Couple of graves at the top and bottom. Mostly wanted to let you know it is in the middle of nowhere so make sure you have gas in the auto. Good time to check out Kulm as well.

Also. No services in Merricourt. I went through there in the middle of the day and even my 15 yr old daughter got the creeps. As close to a modern day ghost town as you will find. Boarded up and overgrown. I did notice one mailbox though.

[Fella Drevlow, 08/27/2006]

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