Historic Fort Snelling, Fort Snelling Military Reservation, Minnesota

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Historic Fort Snelling

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Fort Snelling Military Reservation, Minnesota
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Hennepin County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year Established: 1819
Founded by: United State Government
Historic Function: Fortification
Current Function: Historic site

Fort Snelling Military Reservation Hennepin

National Register of Historic Places Information
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Certification date: 1966/10/15
Level of significance: National
Fort Snelling was established in 1819 as the first military post in what later became Minnesota. Its location on the bluffs above the confluence of the Mississippi and Minnesota (then called Saint Peters) rivers was ideal for protecting the interests of the United States Government.

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