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Hawksnest (The History)

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Woof, welcome to another Cicely website. This page is a compiled history of the Hawksnest Hills, also known as Huyawayapaahdi, Hechaote, Great Coteau, Chief Hill, Pilot Knob. This account of the history of the Hawksnest area was compiled for the Boy Scout Troop 172 Carrington, North Dakota, for their fall District Camporee, October 4th, 5th, & 6th at the Hawksnest Hills, Section 26, Hawksnest Township, Wells County, North Dakota. Located aprox. 8 miles south of the Foster & Wells County line 0n Hwy's 52 & 200 aprox. 8 miles west of Carrington. If you can't snif out what your looking for, e-mail me at and we will do our best to dig up what your looking for. Have a site that should be in the bone pile, send it. Thanks for stoping by and please place your paw print in our guest book!
Walking Paws

The Audio Text Links

Hawksnest the early years Audio Text

Hawksnest the 1800's Audio Text

Hawksnest the Buffalo's Stories Audio Text

Hawksnest the Settler's Stories Audio Text

Hawksnest the 1900's Audio Text

Source: A History of Foster County 1983, Foster County Independent, History of Wells County 1929 Walter E Spokesfield, The Story of North Dakota Erling Nicoli Rolfsrud, The Story Of The Parairies Daniel Willard 1926, Coperstown, North Dakota 1882-1982 Centennial, North Dakota State Historical Socity, Historical recollections of John Middleton, Soldier Brackett, Tom White, Emil Smith, Toady Zimmerman, Hugh Putman, Mr. & Mrs Ben Holcomb, Mrs. F. N. Chaffe, Mrs. W.Y. Quarton, & Mike Larson. Audio Production: by Scott Lane KDAK Radio, Mike Larson & our Historical Readers: