Here are the 8 Oldest Towns in North Dakota… And They’re Loaded With History
Many of North Dakota’s towns were established in one big rush as the railroad was built through the state on its way to the west coast. There are some older towns that were established before the railroad, and some of which were established just as it started development. These are the oldest towns in North Dakota, and the history they contain is immense. Which 8 towns were founded the earliest? Keep reading to find out…
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Which cities have you been to? What other older cities would you recommend visiting for their histories?
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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