Historic Fort Snelling

Historic Fort Snelling

Field trip at Historic Fort Snelling
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Cite: Minnesota Historical Society. "Historic Fort Snelling." Accessed July 22, 2018. http://education.mnhs.org/northern-lights/learning-resources/chapter-6-land-changes-hands/historic-fort-snelling?width=842px&height=850px&inline=true

Historic Fort Snelling

Chapter 6: The Land Changes Hands
Chapter 8: The Civil War
Chapter 16: World War II
Type: 
Field Trip

Enrich your field trip by exploring this rich website. Find Northern Lights chapter alignments and standards connections, and reinforce your field trip with the website's room-by-room photo tour. Historic Fort Snelling is a great place to learn about military history, from the Civil War to WWII, fur trade history, slavery in Minnesota, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, and more. Its location — at the junction of rivers— has been significant for centuries to many American Indian communities. 


Topic(s): 
African American,
American Indian History,
Fur Trade,
Geography,
Politics/Government,
Territory/Early Statehood