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Backstage Pass to North Dakota History

This blog takes you behind the scenes of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Get a glimpse at a day-in-the-life of the staff, volunteers, and partners who make it all possible. Discover what it takes to preserve North Dakota’s natural and cultural history. We encourage dialogue, questions, and comments!

Doug Wurtz

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Doug retired as Director of Market Development for a Minneapolis corporation. He served as President of Missouri Valley Habitat for Humanity in Bismarck/Mandan before discovering the State Historical Society of North Dakota. He currently serves as President of the North Dakota Archaeological Association. The rest is history (and archaeology).