June 3, 2021
Veterans County Services Presentation To Be Held at Stutsman County Courthouse State Historic Site
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The public is invited to attend the free outdoor presentation "Accessing Veteran Benefits" by David Bratton, Stutsman County Veterans Service officer. The program begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, at the Stutsman County Courthouse State Historic Site, 504 3rd Ave. SE, Jamestown. Bratten will discuss how the Stutsman County Veterans Service can help veterans access local, state, and federal benefits. Those attending are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair as seating will not be provided. In the event of inclement weather the program will be moved indoors.
Built in 1883, the historic Stutsman County Courthouse in Jamestown is home to a unique hands-on exhibit about civics and local government. It is North Dakota's oldest surviving courthouse and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Visitors can explore the courtroom, county offices, and the basement jail; learn about American citizenship where it happened, in a community's local courthouse; discover historical office technology; and witness historic preservation in action as restoration of the courthouse has been ongoing since the 1990s.
The Stutsman County Courthouse is a state historic site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The site is open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and closed Monday-Tuesday. For more information, visit history.nd.gov
or call 701.328.1883. For more programs sponsored by the State Historical Society, go to history.nd.gov/events
Steve Reidburn, 701.328.1883
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