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State Historical Society adds digitized newspapers to web site
12/07/22 (Wed)

State Historical Society adds digitized newspapers to web site

The State Historical Society of North Dakota has added more than 50,000 additional newspapers to its digital archives.

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O.P.E.R.A. Inc. in Ellendale awarded preservation grant
12/06/22 (Tue)

O.P.E.R.A. Inc. in Ellendale awarded preservation grant

The funds will be used for the Ellendale Opera House

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Events Celebrating Medora's Old-Fashioned Cowboy Christmas Planned At Chateau De Morès Interpretive Center
12/02/22 (Fri)

Events Celebrating Medora's Old-Fashioned Cowboy Christmas Planned At Chateau De Morès Interpretive Center

The public is invited to celebrate Medora’s Old Fashioned Cowboy Christmas Dec. 2-4 at Chateau de Morès State Historic Site, Medora.

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The Pembina State Museum
12/02/22 (Fri)

The Pembina State Museum

The Pembina State Museum will be hosting a Holiday Open House, free to the public, on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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State Historical Society Awards $130,000 in Historic Preservation Fund Grants
12/02/22 (Fri)

State Historical Society Awards $130,000 in Historic Preservation Fund Grants

The State Historical Society of North Dakota, through an appropriation of Historic Preservation Fund money from the National Park Service, awarded $130,000 to six eligible organizations around the state.

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'Holy Grail of Custer things': journalist's 1876 journals carry mystery, interest
11/28/22 (Mon)

'Holy Grail of Custer things': journalist's 1876 journals carry mystery, interest

The notes of a journalist Mark Kellogg while traveling with Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer in 1876.

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These North Dakota women risked their lives during WWII, but didn't get military benefits
11/11/22 (Fri)

These North Dakota women risked their lives during WWII, but didn't get military benefits

As many as a dozen women with ties to North Dakota have been identified as having served as Women's Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs.

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November 8: North Dakota Forts
11/08/22 (Tue)

November 8: North Dakota Forts

On this date in 1930, the Bismarck Tribune reported on a meeting of the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The speaker for the occasion was Russell Reid of the State Historical Society. Mr. Reid’s topic was North Dakota’s forts.

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Deal marks start of proposed $40M North Dakota military museum; facility would expand Heritage Center
10/21/22 (Fri)

Deal marks start of proposed $40M North Dakota military museum; facility would expand Heritage Center

State Historic Preservation Officer Bill Peterson, left, and Maj. Gen. Al Dohrmann, adjutant general of the North Dakota National Guard, sign an agreement on Monday to work together on a proposed North Dakota military museum.

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Kittson cabin, one of North Dakota's oldest buildings, undergoing reconstruction effort
10/21/22 (Fri)

Kittson cabin, one of North Dakota's oldest buildings, undergoing reconstruction effort

Work on the 170-year-old cabin started in September. As part of the reconstruction process, the cabin has been disassembled.

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