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The mission of the Bismarck Historical Society is to learn, preserve, and promote the history of Bismarck.

 

 

 

Programs & Events:

 

"Bismarck Tour Company" & "BNSF Update"

Date & Time:  Wednesday, February 14 @ 6:30pm

Location: Meeting Room A @ Bismarck Public Library (515 N. 5th St.)

Presenter:  Annette Willis

The Bismarck Historical Society’s February Lecture Series meeting will feature two topics.  Part one will be a short presention by Annette Willis, owner and manager of the Bismarck Tour Company, talking about her company’s beginnings and how it approaches Bismarck as a tour destination.

The second part of the program will be an update of the status of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad’s proposed project to build a new railroad bridge across the Missouri River and the possible demolition of the existing bridge. 

The program is free and open to the general public.  Refreshments will be served immediately following the program.


"Double Ditch Indian Village Historic Site" 

("Early Postcards of Bismarck" presentation by Ted Quanrud for this month has been cancelled and replaced by the Double Ditch program.)

Date & Time:  Wednesday, March 14 @ 6:30pm

Location: Meeting Room A @ Bismarck Public Library (515 N. 5th St.)

Presenter:  Fern Swenson (Director of Archaeology and Historic Preservation for State Historical Society)

Learn about the ongoing preservation of the Double Ditch historic site.

The program is free and open to the general public.  Refreshments will be served immediately following the program.


"The War Bonds Program in North Dakota"

Date & Time:  Wednesday, April 11 @ 6:30pm

Location: Meeting Room A @ Bismarck Public Library (515 N. 5th St.)

Presenter:  Dr. Barbara Handy-Marchello

The program is free and open to the general public.  Refreshments will be served immediately following the program.


Unable to attend a Bismarck Historical Society program?  Past programs air on Dakota Media Access (cable channel 12 or HD channel 612).  We also have a YouTube channel.  Check our Past Programs and Events page for more information.

 

 

 

 

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