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North Dakota's 125th Anniversary

North Dakota will be celebrating 125 years of statehood on Nov. 2nd, 2014, and events are underway to honor our heritage and tell the story of North Dakota throughout the year 2014.

Join us for two statewide signature events on Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 2, the stateís official 125th birthday. The August event will be held on the Capitol grounds and will showcase the best of North Dakota with home-grown entertainment, food, fine arts, and games. Enternainment includes Tigirlily, Chuck Suchy, The Burning Hills Singers, The Blenders, Mitch Malloy, Robby Vee, Jessie Veeder, Dakota Air, Keith Bear, Kevin Locke and Greg Hager.
View a schedule for the August 16th event.

The commemoration of the stateís official birthday on Nov. 2 will coincide with the grand opening of the new North Dakota Heritage Center.Join us for entertainment, special programs, and the opening of two new museum galleries!

The 125th Planning Committee is working with communities and organizations across the state to create additional events and promotional opportunities throughout the year. We encourage communities to organize local and regional celebrations to get everyone involved in the commemoration. Information on regional and community events are available on the calendar below.

Check back often as we will be updating information as plans are being made! And donít forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NorthDakota125!!

List of Events

Contact Information:

ND 125th Anniversary Coordinator
Janean Rambough
Telephone: (701) 328-1430
Email: jmrambough@nd.gov

Merchandise:

ND Tourism
Home Sweet Home
Pastime Prints
Susie Qís Craft Emporium
Warm Hands Foods
The Museum Store in the ND Heritage Center & State Museum
Bismarck-Mandan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Links:

Event Sanctioning
Press Release: 125th Anniversary Kick Off
Hettinger to Play Prominent Role in ND 125th Celebration
Summary of North Dakota History
Chronology of North Dakota History
Countdown to Statehood
125 Ways to LuvND
125 Ways to Love German-Russian Country
Logo Permission Form
Press Release: SAVE THE DATE
Press Release: The Burning Hills Singers and Tigirlily to Perform
Press Release: Art Exhibit Debut

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Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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State Archives: 8am - 4:30pm., M-F, except state holidays, and 2nd Sat. of each month, 10am - 4:30 pm.
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phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710
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