Tuesday, December 12, 2006

7 Wonders of North Dakota

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Bagg Bonanza Farm
"The Bagg farm has buildings conveying the type of wooden structures of the bonanza farming era of the 1800s and early 1900s.

Foster County Museum
"Military uniforms, household items, old pictures of Carrington and surrounding communities, old farm equipment, firefighting equipment and one-room schoolhouse.

Frontier and World's Largest Buffalo
"The "World's Largest Buffalo" is a sculpture of an American Bison located in Jamestown, North Dakota at the Frontier Village. It was built in 1959 by local businessman Harold Newman. It can be seen from Interstate 94, overlooking the city from above the James River valley.

Fort Mandan Overlook State Historic Site
"Site overlooks the area where Lewis and Clark established their headquarters for the winter of 1804 - 05.

International Peace Garden
"Established on July 14, 1932, the park plants over 150,000 flowers each year. Main features of the garden include an 18 foot (5.5 m) floral clock display, fountains, a chime, and twin 120 foot (37 m) concrete towers straddling the border with a peace chapel at their base. The chapel walls are inscribed with notable quotes about peace. Some building remains of the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001 have been placed in part of the garden.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park
"The park was named for 26th US President, Theodore Roosevelt, who owned and worked for a few years on a ranch now preserved in the park. The park covers 110 mi? (285 km?) of land in three sections: the North Unit, the South Unit, and the smaller Elkhorn Ranch Unit.

Double Ditch Indian Village State Historic Site
"Double Ditch Indian Village, overlooking the Missouri River, was a large earthlodge village inhabited by Mandan Indians between about 1500 and 1781. The remains of earthlodges, midden mounds (trash heaps), and fortification ditches are clearly visible today.


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