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Why is Fort Snelling primarily a stone structure?

 A)  Snelling had chosen to build a stone fort rather than the typical wooden structure, in part because there was not enough wood available in the immediate area,  and — in part — because the fort was to sit on a limestone bluff.

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April 19, 2014