Opening Day at Fort Abercrombie Historical Site

Grassy Hill with Forest Below

I’m invited to Fort Abercrombie’s opening day for their 2023 season. It’s always fun with Civil War reenactors drilling and firing the cannon. Fort historians offer golf-cart tours for a small fee. The museum is filled with artifacts of the six-week siege in 1862. The history comes alive. Opening day is an excellent time to […]

Fort Abercrombie Historical Site Books

American Flag

Fort Abercrombie is one of my happy places. The historical site is a North Dakota treasure with its rich history and natural beauty. My great grandfather drove the stage to the fort in the 1860’s, and inspired the Abercrombie Trail Series. It’s hard to believe the peaceful spot was once a battlefield between the U.S. […]

Author Candace Simar Visits Fort Abercrombie

Candace Simar and The Soukup Twins at Fort Abercrombie

On Sunday, August 12, Fort Abercrombie helped me celebrate the release of my new book, Escape to Fort Abercrombie. Publicist and Agent, Krista Soukup from Blue Cottage Agency did a great job in promoting the event and taking photographs. Leah and Rebekah Soukup dressed up like Laura Ingalls and acted as greeters. Former classmates Perry […]

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