May 13, 2022
Media Alert: The date for this event has been changed from May 14 to June 11 due to excessive rains rendering the dirt roads leading to the historic site unusable. Updated event speakers are also included.
Change of Date: Grand Opening of Playground at Writing Rock State Historic Site Set For June 11
BISMARCK, N.D. – The State Historical Society of North Dakota and Divide County will join in celebrating the grand opening of Writing Rock State Historic Site playground on Saturday, June 11, at 12 p.m. The event will be outdoors and is free of charge.
The event includes opening statements by Director Bill Peterson and Historic Sites Manager Chris Dorfschmidt from the State Historical Society, and comments by Doug Graupe, former Divide County Commissioner and champion of the playground project. Activities include games that have been played throughout North Dakota's history. Free root beer floats will be served.
For more information, contact Joseph Garcia or Yvette Bachmeier at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, 701.572.9034, or KayCee Lindsay, Divide County Job Development Authority, 701.965.6006. Writing Rock State Historic Site is managed by the State Historical Society. Admission is free. Additional upcoming programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota can be found at history.nd.gov/events.
Joseph Garcia or Yvette Bachmeier, 701.572.9034
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