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Dickinson, North Dakota, USA

Founded in 1880 as a stop on the Northern Pacific Railway and originally called Pleasant Valley Siding, it was renamed in 1882 for Wells S. Dickinson, a railroad official who platted the town site. Early Russian, Ukrainian, Scandinavian, and German settlers were attracted to the vicinity to farm the prairie soil.

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  • Dickinson was founded in 1881


  • 1895 - Dickinson
    Dickinson, a post-village, capital of Stark co., N.D., 115 miles by rail W. of Bismarck. It has 5 churches, a bank, 2 newspaper offices, a high...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Dickinson, a banking city, capital of Stark co., N.Dak., 115 miles W. of Bismarck, on the Northern Pacific R. It has brick-works, railroad...Read MORE...


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    Bird's Eye View, Dickinson, N.D.
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  • Dickinson, North Dakota, USA
    State Teachers College, Dickinson, N.D.
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    West Plains Motel, Dickinson, N. Dak.
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  • News 1953 - July 20 - Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson, ND.

    The Weather Channel
    July 20, 1953



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Bird's Eye View, Dickinson, N.D.
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State Teachers College, Dickinson, N.D.
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Dickinson, North Dakota, USA
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West Plains Motel, Dickinson, N. Dak.
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History, News and Stories of Dickinson, North Dakota, USA

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  • Dickinson was founded in 1881
  • 1895 - Dickinson
    Dickinson, a post-village, capital of Stark co., N.D., 115 miles by rail W. of Bismarck. It has 5 churches, a bank, 2 newspaper offices, a high... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Dickinson, a banking city, capital of Stark co., N.Dak., 115 miles W. of Bismarck, on the Northern Pacific R. It has brick-works, railroad... Read MORE...

  • News  1953 - July 20 - Twenty-two inches of hail reportedly fell northeast of Dickinson, ND.

    The Weather Channel
    July 20, 1953

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