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Dakota Memories Heritage Tour
      Tentative Itinerary

2011 Schedule

{Optional NDSU Libraries' Reception - Lodging not included}
Thursday, 15 September 2011

  • Welcome Reception - GRHC, NDSU Libraries,
    • 4:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Welome and Introduction - Michele Reid, Dean of Libraries
  • Dr. Clifford Canku – North Dakota Studies Program
  • Introduction to North Dakota State University Libraries’ Institute for Regional Studies, Archives (John Bye, Director) & Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (Michael Miller, Director & Bibliographer)

Refreshments Served.

Friday, 16 September 2011

  • Depart from Fargo, ND at 8 a.m.
  • Jamestown     
    • National  Buffalo Museum
      • Tour
      • “A Heritage of Landscapes: The Geologic Setting of Settlement” – Dr. Donald P. Schwert
  • Streeter            
    • Central Grasslands Research Center, North Dakota State University
      • Lunch
      • Presentation –Paul E. Nyren
      • Tour
  • Napoleon         
    • Tour Logan County Historical Society Museum
    • Dinner & Musical Entertainment at Reuben’s Restaurant
    • “The German-Russian Brauche (Faith Healing) Tradition: History and Practice” - Dr. Homer Rudolf
  • Lodging in Wishek, ND

Saturday, 17 September 2011

  • Breakfast in Wishek, ND
  • Strasburg
    • Ludwig & Christina (Schwahn) Welk Homestead Tour
    • Sts. Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church Tour
    • Shopping at The Little German House
    • Lunch at Strasburg’s famous Blue Room
  • Hague
    • St. Mary’s Catholic Church & Cemetery Tour
  • Ashley
    • Tour & Kuchen at McIntosh County Heritage Center
  • Wishek
    • History – Heritage – Culture Event at Wishek Civic Center
      • Dinner
      • Musical Entertainment by the Wishek High School Band and Choir
      • “All in One Sack: Humor and Tragedy of the Germans from Russia”– Ronald J. Vossler
  • Lodging in Wishek, ND

Sunday, 18 September 2011

  • Breakfast in Wishek, ND
  • Rural Zeeland
    • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church & Cemetery
      • Tour
      • Presentation – Carol Just & St. Andrew’s German Choir
  • Lehr
    • Lehr Tabernacle Campground
      • Lunch
      • Tour & Presentation by Senator Robert Erbele
      • Grave witching demonstration by Joan Boschee
  • Depart for Fargo, ND
Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller
North Dakota State University Libraries
Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
Libraries
NDSU Dept #2080
PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Tel: 701-231-8416
Fax: 701-231-6128
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Director: Michael M. Miller
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