The ‘Capital in Farm Country’ Historic Walking Tour is This Saturday
Saturday, August 18th is the 'Capital in Farm Country' historic walking tour in downtown Bismarck. The tour gives a unique look of the city's agricultural history.
North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department will host the free event, which begins at 10 a.m. at Camp Hancock State Historic Site at 101 E. Main Avenue in downtown Bismarck.
The tour will show how numerous spots in downtown Bismarck tie into the historical significance of the Non-Partisan League or the Northern Pacific Railroad. It'll also discuss Bismarck's connection with people in history such as General Custer and George Will
Interpretive Coordinator Dana Morrison-Lorenz told the Bismarck Tribune that the building at these historical locations have been renovated and preserved to give an idea of how far downtown Bismarck has progressed.
The tour will go from 10 a.m. to about 11:30 a.m. and will involve about a mile of walking as it ends at the Former Governors Mansion State Historic Site. For more info, you can call 701-462-8535.
For all history buffs or if you're looking for something fun to do this weekend, find out a little bit more of Bismarck's historic downtown.