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September 23, 2014

Zebulon Pike bought land for which Minnesota fort?

C. Fort Snelling.

Located atop a bluff overlooking the river junction, Fort Snelling served the U.S. military for over 120 years, and thousands of Minnesotans received their first taste of military service within its walls, the Minnesota Historical Society notes. By the late 20th century, its national cemetery had become the final resting place for more than 180,000 men and women who served in the armed forces.