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Construction Work on ND Heritage Center Expansion Project About To Begin

Construction Work on ND Heritage Center Expansion Project About To Begin

After many years in the planning, construction work is about to begin on the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project. The $52 million project will nearly double the size of the current facility with the addition of 97,000 square feet.

2/28/11 (Mon)

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Heritage Center Expansion Donors Recognized at Reception

Heritage Center Expansion Donors Recognized at Reception

Five major gifts to the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center were recognized at a legislative reception in Bismarck Jan. 6. The reception was sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and its Foundation and the Independent Community Banks of North Dakota.

1/17/11 (Mon)

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Groundbreaking Ceremonies held for $52 million North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion

Groundbreaking Ceremonies held for $52 million North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held today for the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project. The $52 million project will nearly double the size of the current facility with the addition of 97,000 square feet.

11/23/10 (Tue)

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Public Invited to Attend Groundbreaking for North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion Project November 23

Public Invited to Attend Groundbreaking for North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion Project November 23

The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking for the North Dakota Heritage Center expansion project at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck on Tuesday, November 23, beginning at 11 a.m.

11/18/10 (Thu)

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Hess Corporation give $2 million to Heritage Center Expansion, six other energy companies give another $1.35 million

Hess Corporation give $2 million to Heritage Center Expansion, six other energy companies give another $1.35 million

The Hess Corporation has donated $2 million to the North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion project. It is the largest single private gift to date and puts the capital campaign for private donations past the required amount to begin construction. Donations by six other energy companies were also announced today, bringing an additional $1.35 million to the project.

9/29/10 (Wed)

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Tesoro Funds Passport to North Dakota History for Third Summer Season

Tesoro Funds Passport to North Dakota History for Third Summer Season

A third edition of the award-winning Passport to North Dakota History, a traveler's guide to historic sites, has been republished for this summer's tourist season with a $25,000 donation from Tesoro. It was unveiled June 8 in a ceremony at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck that was attended by Lieutenant Governor Jack Dalrymple and project sponsors.

6/08/10 (Tue)

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Continental Resources Donates $1.8 million to North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion

Continental Resources Donates $1.8 million to North Dakota Heritage Center Expansion

Oklahoma-based Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR), has donated $1.8 million to sponsor the North Dakota Inspiration Gallery for the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. The new gallery will interpret North Dakota's innovators, opportunities and inspirations.

1/22/10 (Fri)

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Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Donate $1.3 Million to North Dakota Heritage Center Project

Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Donate $1.3 Million to North Dakota Heritage Center Project

North Dakota's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives have combined to donate $1.3 million for the expansion of the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. In honor of their gift, a new gallery featuring traveling exhibits will be named the Touchstone Energy Cooperative Governors Gallery.

12/14/09 (Mon)

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Heritage Center gears up for expansion

Heritage Center gears up for expansion

A full-scale Tyrannosaurus Rex model to old war-time guns are just some of the items that are planned to be on display when the expanded North Dakota Heritage Center is completed in 2014. The expansion will include three new galleries, a 3-D theater and more space to store artifacts as well as 5,000 square feet to house traveling "blockbuster" galleries from around the world, officials at the center said last week. The center's current auditorium also will undergo a renovation to increase access for the disabled.

7/12/09 (Sun)

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Students with cell phones help launch New Passport and History on Call

Students with cell phones help launch New Passport and History on Call

A new edition of the award-winning Passport to North Dakota History, a traveler's guide to North Dakota historic sites, has been republished for another North Dakota tourist season with a $25,000 donation from Tesoro. Complementing the Passport this year is the new State Historical Society of North Dakota's History on Call program, which offers sound bites to travelers about the historic sites included in the Passport.

5/14/09 (Thu)

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