REGIONAL TIMELINE

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Historical Timeline of the Knife River Indian Villages

EventYear
Archaic Phase6000BC
Woodland Phase0001AD
Fort Yates Phase1500
Huff Phase1600
First Trader La Verendrye1738
Fort Mackay Started1794
David Thompson1797
Sakakawea Arrives at Knife River (approximately)1798
Lewis & Clark1804
Alexander Henry1806
Bradbury/Brackeridge1811
Fort Clark established1822
George Catlin1832
Maximillian/Bodmer1833
Move to Fort Berthold1845
Stanton Post Office1882
Big Hidatsa Village declared National Historic Landmark1966
Congress authorizes Knife River Indian Villages National Historical Site1974
Bicentennial Corps of Discovery2004