Fort Brule (2)
Fort Brule (2) (1862-1868) - A U.S. Civil War era Fort established in 1862 near Elk Point, Union County, South Dakota. Built by settlers and militia for protection against hostile Indians during the 1862 Dakota Sioux uprising. Abandoned in 1868 and dismantled in 1873.
Built by settlers and militia on the east bank of Brule Creek north of the town of Elk Creek for protection against hostile and marauding Indians during the Dakota Sioux uprising in 1862. The fort was abandoned in 1868 after the danger had passed and dismantled in 1873.
Granite monument at the site erected by the Old Settlers Association of Union County, South Dakota.
Visited: 11 Jul 2020