Black and white photograph of Fort Ripley in the early 1870s.

Fort Ripley in the early 1870s

Fort Ripley in the early 1870s. The somewhat taller structure to the rear left is the newly built hospital and headquarters, which replaced the one that burned down in July 1870. The fort’s three six-pounder brass cannons are pointed at the river.

Black and white photograph of a sign marking the site of old Fort Ripley, 1850.

Fort Ripley sign

The site of Fort Ripley is within the boundaries of present-day Camp Ripley. The remains of the powder magazine can be seen in the background of this 1950 photo.

Oil on canvas painting by David Geister, 2006.

Fort Snelling

Fort Snelling, c.1835. Oil on canvas painting by David Geister, 2006.

Black and white photograph of Fort Snelling, c.1865.

Fort Snelling

Fort Snelling, c.1865.

Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling created c.1855.

Fort Snelling

Oil on canvas painting of Fort Snelling, c.1855.

Lithograph of Fort Snelling made by Seth Eastman in 1833, three years before Dred Scott was brought to the post by his owner, George Emerson.

Fort Snelling

Lithograph of Fort Snelling made by Seth Eastman in 1833, three years before Dred Scott was brought to the post by his owner, George Emerson.

Oil-on-canvas painting of Fort Snelling. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.

Fort Snelling

Oil-on-canvas painting of Fort Snelling. Painted by Alexis Jean Fournier in 1888.

Color image of Fort Snelling Chapel, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Fort Snelling Chapel

Fort Snelling Chapel, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Black and white photograph of an exterior view of Fort Snelling showing the Round Tower, 1863.

Fort Snelling exterior

Exterior view of Fort Snelling showing the Round Tower, 1863.

Color image of the Fort Snelling Hexagonal Tower, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

Fort Snelling Hexagonal Tower

Fort Snelling Hexagonal Tower, 2016. Photograph by Paul Nelson.

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