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






Upcoming Programs & Events:

"Historic Memorials and Monuments in Bismarck and Mandan"

Presenter:  Susan Wefald

Date & Time:  Wednesday, April 12 @ 6:30pm

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

Susan Wefald, former North Dakota Public Service Commissioner and longtime community activist, leader, scholar, and author, will present a program identifying a collection of monuments, memorials, and commemorative plaques located in Bismarck and Mandan.  They exist to memorialize the efforts and sacrifices of local veterans and other area residents who stepped up to serve and protect their nation in a time of need.

The public is invited to attend this free program.  Refreshments will be served.


"Founders Day Celebration"

Join us to celebrate the 145th birthday of Bismarck!  

Date & Time:  TBD

Location:  North Dakota Heritage Center


Unable to attend a 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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