Fargo, North Dakota, USA - St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo, N. Dak.
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo, N. Dak.
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Fargo, North Dakota, USA - N. P. Depot and Front Street, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

N. P. Depot and Front Street, Fargo, N.D.
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Fargo, North Dakota, USA - Broadway Looking North, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

Broadway Looking North, Fargo, N.D.
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Fargo, North Dakota, USA
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Where is Fargo, North Dakota, USA? 

Fargo is the largest city in the State of North Dakota. Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County.

Founded in 1871, Fargo is a cultural, retail, health care, educational, and industrial center. Fargo is home to North Dakota State University.Wikipedia


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News  1887 - Fire in Fargo.
FARGO, Dak., Dec. 23. - Fire broke out at about 4 o'clock this morning in the block fronting on Northern Pacific avenue between Broadway and Fifth street. Doyle's livery stable, Holden's saloon, Stewart's saloon, Hunter's restaurant and Cole's unoccupied building, were totally consumed. Total loss, ...Read MORE...


1890 - March 8 – North Dakota State University is founded in Fargo.

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News  1893 - High Water and a Furious Snow-Storm.
FARGO, N. D., April 12. - The Red river rose steadily all day long, and tonight the water is up to the doors of the city waterworks. Island Park is surrounded entirely by a lake of water, 200 yards wide and residents pass back and forth by means of boats. A number of barns and out-buildings have...Read MORE...


News  1893 - FARGO'S SAD DISASTER. ALMOST THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF FARGO WIPED OUT BY FIRE. FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE UNABLE TO COPE WITH THE RAGING ELEMENT.
THE WORST AND MOST DESTRUCTIVE DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE STATE.

OVER A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY MELTS AWAY IN THIN AIR.

FLAMES RAGE ALMOST UNCHECKED FROM 2 O'CLOCK UNTIL 11 LAST NIGHT.

Moorhead, Minn., June 7 - About 3 o'clock this afternoon the alarm of fire was sounded, and ...Read MORE...



News  1897 - HEADQUARTERS HOTEL AT FARGO, N. D., DESTROYED.
Fargo, N. D., June 14. - The Headquarters hotel, the oldest hostelry in the state, was totally destroyed by fire at 6 p. m. The ticket office and waiting rooms of the Northern Pacific were also burned. A lucky change in the direction of the wind undoubtedly saved the city from another great...Read MORE...


1916
Fargo, a banking city and railroad-centre, capital of Cass co., N.Dak., on the Red River, 254 miles W. of Duluth, on the Great Northern and other railroads. It has bridge- and iron-works, packing-industries, and manufactories of agricultural implements, machinery, tiles, carriages, etc. The State...Read MORE...


1953 - June 1 - WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Delaney
World War II Soldier flag  Daniel Delaney (12/15/1925, Fargo, North Dakota, USA - 12/30/2002, Denver, Colorado, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Sigman
  Marie Hedwige Sigman (October 1870 , Mount Carmel, Champlain North, Quebec, Canada - 20 March 1950, Fargo, North Dakota, USA) gravestone

Sutliff
World War II Soldier   Quentin Sutliff (04,24,1923, Waterville, Minnesota, USA - 11,27,1969, Fargo, North Dakota, USA) gravestone
 


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