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Press Release - Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center to Host Public Programs

Contact: Steve Reidburn or Kerry Finsaas at 701.572.9034

Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center to Host Public Programs

FORT BUFORD--The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center will be hosting several events in May. All of the events are free and open to the public.

Meet other history buffs in an interesting discussion of the month’s selected book, Montana Territory and the Civil War by Ken Robinson. The Fort Buford History Book Club gathers on May 8 at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Center. Please call in advance if you will be joining us.

Join the Confluence Quilters for their monthly meeting May 16-17 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Central. Quilters of all ages and skill levels are encouraged to participate.

On May 16 and 17 the site will also play host to representatives from 14 Grand Masonic Lodges and a 9th Cavalry “Buffalo Soldier” re-enactor as they celebrate the opening of the Masonic Interpretive Center at the Masonic site adjacent to Fort Buford. The Masonic dedication will be May 17 at 2 p.m.

The May 17 event will include a flag-raising ceremony at 1 p.m. conducted by the 6th Infantry Regiment Association frontier army re-enactors.

The Missouri Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center is located 22 miles southwest of Williston at Fort Buford. Hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. (CT) The Center is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

For more information on these or other programs, please contact Steve Reidburn or Kerry Finsaas at 701.572.9034.

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