August 29, 2016
Ice Cream and Folk Songs at the Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site on Sept. 5
BISMARCK - The public is invited to “Ice Cream and American Folk Songs” at 2 p.m. on Sept. 5 at the Former Governors' Mansion State Historic Site, 320 E. Ave. B, Bismarck.
Visitors can bring acoustic instruments and join in singing songs that became popular during the era that the Mansion was occupied by governors and their families, from the late 1880s to1960. Selections will also include songs that reflect the labor movement of the era.
The Former Governors’ Mansion is a state historic site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Summer hours continue through Sept. 15, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Due to construction, there is currently limited accessibility to both the mansion and the carriage house with ramps not being available for use. For more information about the Former Governors’ Mansion contact 701.328.9528. Find out more about additional upcoming educational programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota at history.nd.gov/events or call 701.328.2666.
Johnathan Campbell or Kris Kitko, 701.328.9528
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