SPECIAL EXHIBIT Bridges of North Dakota through Sept 15th at Dakota Buttes Museum - Bus Trip on September 7th
It's open now. The second special exhibit of the summer from the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND), Bridges of North Dakota. The exhibit in building two of the Dakota Buttes Museum (DBHS/M) in southeast Hettinger spans a variety of bridge-related subjects from 1872 to the present and covers historic travel patterns, engineering advances, building materials, new and old, and more. The exhibit is free and open to the public. On Sunday, September 7, as part of the exhibit, the DBHS/M is sponsoring an interpretive bus tour of certain Adams County bridges to culminate at the Cedar Creek Bridge in east central Adams County.
That metal span bridge is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places and is the only Adams
County bridge on that list. The tour begins at 1:30 pm MDT.
Space is limited. Call 701-567-2834 to reserve your spot on
the bus. Cost for the tour and refreshments: $12 per person.
Officially called the Cedar Creek Bridge, the
Schnell bridge in east central Adams County has been
listed since February 1997 on the National Register of
Historic Places. "Deemed worthy of preservation," the
metal span bridge built in 1908, has witnessed over a
hundred years of Adams County history.
The Bridges of North Dakota exhibit, produced in
cooperation with the North Dakota Department of
Transportation with federal funding provided by the
Federal Highway Administration, North Dakota Division,
Bismarck, is made available through the State Historical
Society of North Dakota, Danielle Stuckle, SHSND
Educational Programs and Outreach Coordinator.