Zebulon Pike bought land for which Minnesota fort?

Lt. Zebulon M. Pike received orders on July 30, 1805 to seek the headwaters of the Mississippi River and to buy Indian land for a fort somewhere on the upper reaches of the river. Pike would not locate the source of the river, but he did purchase land for what would become what fort? A. Fort Greene B. Fort Le Sueur C. Fort Snelling For the answer, click on the headline above ...
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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.

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