FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2013
Contact: Nick Gronseth
FORT TOTTEN – The public is invited to attend the Second Haunted Fort Totten featuring nightly guided tours Thursday, October 24 to Wednesday, October 30, from 7-11 p.m.; with the last tour beginning at 10:30. Halloween costumes are optional. Admission to Haunted Fort Totten will be $6 for adults, $3 for ages 12-18, children under 12 will not be allowed. Complimentary refreshments will be provided for visitors.
Tours of the haunted fort will take place every 30 minutes. “We are excited to present this walk through scary history,” said Nick Gronseth, Fort Totten State Historic Site supervisor. “Our staff is greatly looking forward to dressing up in costumes and providing a fun event for Halloween entertainment.”
The fort was built between 1867 and 1873 as a military outpost, but it served for most of its history as an Indian boarding and community school, from 1891 to 1959.
For more information, contact Fort Totten State Historic Site Supervisor Nick Gronseth at 701.766.4441 or the State Historical Society of North Dakota’s website at history.nd.gov.
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