FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: August 10, 2012
MEDORA – On Tuesday, August 21, 2012, visitors can join in celebrating the 156th birthday of Medora, Madame de Mores, with cake, coffee and juice served throughout the day at the Chateau de Mores in Medora.
Madame de Mores was the wife of the Marquis de Mores, who attempted in the 1880s to build a beef empire in what is now southwestern North Dakota. For more information, contact the Chateau de Mores State Historic Site at 701.623.4355 or the State Historical Society of North Dakota at 701.328.2666, or visit www.history.nd.gov.
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612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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phone: (701) 328-2666
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