FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2014
Contact: Bonnie T. Johnson
BISMARCK-- A Travelerís Companion to North Dakota State Historic Sites showcases 68 of our stateís historic locations, including state, local, and federal historic sites and parks. The expanded 215-page third edition has new full-color maps and photographs, as well as brief histories of each site. The spiral-bound book is an ideal field guide with entries covering the stateís history from 12,000 years ago to the 20th century.
Dozens of new historic images and seven new sites enhance the award-winning guidebook. An additional 10 pages of text and historical photographs relate to Sibley and Sullyís campaigns of 1863 and 1864. Featured are new maps of the Northern Plains tribes in the 1850s and 1860s, a map including trails across northern Dakota from 1838-1903, North Dakotaís German settlement areas in 1965, and a map of the Grand Forks areaís 321st Strategic Missile Wing ICBM field. A separate section in the back of the book lists museums and other historic places to visit in North Dakota by county.
A Travelerís Companion to North Dakota State Historic Sites is available for $23.95 in the North Dakota Heritage Center Museum Store, the Pembina State Museum Store, and state historic site stores at the Chateau de Morťs, Fort Buford/Missouri Yellowstone Confluence Center, Fort Totten, Gingras, Fort Abercrombie, and Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Sites.
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612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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