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Wishek Civic Center

Address: 1st Av S & 8th St S, Wishek, ND
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Wishek
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Napoleon, North Dakota, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Built in 1942, this building is home to the annual Sauerkraut Day held yearly on the second Wednesday of October. Imagine rock and stone hauled from surrounding farms and then chisled to fit. A must see example of WPA/CCC build.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

We've stopped by this site several times just to marvel at the history and architecture it embodies. A city of Wishek page (http://www.wishek-nd.com/cityinfo/civic-center.html) provides some background. Built of fieldstone hauled in from local farms, the building was completed in 1942 and became the center of public life in the town. The stonework was meticulous, and the concrete work, too, was... More

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