THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Newsflyer 24 May 2013
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STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND N.D. historic preservation plan now online
From a news release:
North Dakotas recently-revised comprehensive historic preservation plan is now on the State Historical Society of North Dakotas website.
Periodic updating of the states comprehe... Posted on 8/30/10 at 11:35 AM
Twelve towns and cities around the U.S., from a former New England whaling port to an Old West frontier town in Texas, were named Tuesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations for 2011.
North Dakota’s state historic sites will open May 16 for a the summer season, and remain open through Sept. 15. These include Fort Buford near Williston, the Chateau de Mores in Medora, Fort Totten near Devils Lake, Gingras Trading Post near Walhalla, Fort Abercrombie near Fargo and Wahpeton, the Former Governors’ Mansion and Camp Hancock in Bismarck, Fort Clark Trading Post near Washburn, and Whitestone Hill Battlefield near Kulm.
The University of North Dakota Historic District in Grand Forks has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Register is the federal government’s list of properties it considers worthy of preservation and recognition.
Sen. Byron Dorgan believes that adding scenic North Dakota Badlands to the National Register of Historic Places will restrict land use and has told the U.S. Forest Service that he will attempt to block the nomination.
By James MacPherson, The Associated press
, December 08, 2009
Federal and state officials are at odds over listing about 12,000 acres of scenic North Dakota Badlands on the National Register of Historic Places to recognize an area that inspired Theodore Roosevelt.
The U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service are pushing for the designation to highlight the significance of the region, where Roosevelt ran his cattle more than a century ago. Ranchers and state officials, though, fear it would hinder development and say local residents were not consulted.
By James MacPherson, The Associated Press
, September 21, 2009
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