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

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