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History of Fargo, North Dakota, USA

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Fargo, North Dakota, USA

"Far'go, a post-village and railroad centre, capital of Cass co., N.D., on the Red River, 46 miles by rail N. of Wahpeton. It has several churches, 3 newspaper offices, manufactures of ploughs, mowing- and reaping-machines, and other agricultural implements, brooms, &c. The State Agricultural College is situated here. Pop. in 1890, 5664."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott



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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...Read MORE...


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

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    March 8, 1890

  • 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...Read MORE...


  • 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...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Fargo
    Far'go, a post-village and railroad centre, capital of Cass co., N.D., on the Red River, 46 miles by rail N. of Wahpeton. It has several churches, 3...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...Read MORE...


  • Fargo, North Dakota, USA
    St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo, N. Dak.
  • 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...Read MORE...


  • Fargo, North Dakota, USA
    N. P. Depot and Front Street, Fargo, N.D.
  • Fargo, North Dakota, USA
    Broadway Looking North, Fargo, N.D.
  • 1953 - June 1 - WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

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St. Mary's Cathedral, Fargo, N. Dak.

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N. P. Depot and Front Street, Fargo, N.D.

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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... Read MORE...

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

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 8, 1890
  • 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... 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... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Fargo
    Far'go, a post-village and railroad centre, capital of Cass co., N.D., on the Red River, 46 miles by rail N. of Wahpeton. It has several churches, 3... 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... 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... Read MORE...

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

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