Fort Seward was in operation from 1872 to 1877. The well-kept grounds feature an interpretive center, the largest United States flag on display in North Dakota (weather permitting), a Veterans' Memorial Wall, and a beautiful overlook for the City of Jamestown.
We are looking for friendly faces for the 2021 season at Fort Seward! If you love history, or even just would love to help out in the historic gardens we offer our guests, we would love to have you come on out!
We are also looking for members for the 150th Celebration Planning Committee. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org of you are interested.
We have big expansion dreams at Fort Seward, including an addition to our Interpretive Center as well as an addition to our new ” Tent City” Exhibit. These expansions cannot happen without the support of our Fort Seward guests and followers. Thank you in advance for your support!
Come have a one of a kind camping experience at Historic Fort Seward, Jamestown ND. All the fun, with zero set up. Our units come fully furnished with Double rope beds, ticked mattresses, bedding, tin dishes and utensils for 4, a wood table, 4 chairs, as well as cast iron to cook with. You need need to bring your cooler and food. We will even throw in your first bundle of wood! You will have access to our modern bathrooms and shower room as well. Each unit has a firepit, but the Fort also has a larger firepit for our guests to enjoy. You will not find another place quite like the Historic Camping at Fort Seward. The rates for 2021 will be $65.00 per night. This includes your tax and cleaning fee. Ask us about group rates as well! We look forward to seeing you! Booking for the Historic Camping can be found on glampinghub.com.
We are planning on expanding the Fort Seward Tent City project in 2021! As many of our past guests know, we do not have building on the Fort Seward grounds. In 2020 we started a brand new outdoor Tent City to better tell the story of Fort Seward. It was well received, so we are now planning to expand! We hope to have each building that was on the grounds represented in Canvas Exhibit tents, with a goal for the project to be complete May 2022. Please consider donating to help achieve our goal!
Each Saturday, we will have a new opportunity for guests to learn about different parts of life around the Jamestown area in the time the Fort was active. From learning how to pack a wagon to get ready for a long journey, planting a 3 sisters garden, quilting, the History of the American Flag, and the life of a Enlisted Solider, we will have something for everyone to enjoy! Watch for our Schedule of Events coming soon for each weeks theme.
Historic Fort Seward was in operation from 1872 to 1877. The main job of the men that served there was to oversee the building of the railroad through Jamestown.
The site now contains a Veterans’ Memorial Wall, with personalized bricks for purchase, an interpretive center with many original historical items from the site, and a beautiful overlook of the City of Jamestown.
Our ” Big Guns of the Old West” is coming back once again July 24 & 25 ,2021. Two full days of Living History Demonstrations, with Chuck Kellar and his fantastic Gatling Gun being shot off BOTH Saturday and Sunday. Watch how life at Fort Seward was in the 1870’s. FREE ADMISSION!