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.

Julia Mates and Chelsea Stark of Tetra Tech in Bloomington, Minnesota, are architectural historians who write architectural surveys and reports for environmental review. They wrote this blog post at the request of the North Dakota State Historic Preservation Office, as part of our historic preservation review.