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5 Fun Facts About July 2 In North Dakota History

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1) On July 2, 1889, North Dakota officially became a state, following the approval of the Enabling Act by Congress earlier that year. The state was admitted alongside South Dakota, as the 39th and 40th states in the union.

2) July 2, 1937, marked the dedication of the famous Peace Garden, a botanical garden and international symbol of peace situated on the border between North Dakota and Manitoba, Canada. The garden contains over 150,000 plants and is visited by thousands of tourists each year.

3) In 1947, the Fargo Air Museum was established on July 2, showcasing a variety of vintage aircraft and aviation artifacts. The museum has since expanded to become one of the premiere aviation museums in the Midwest, providing education and inspiration to visitors of all ages.

4) On July 2, 1985, a record-setting hailstorm struck the city of Scottsbluff, North Dakota, producing hailstones over 4 inches in diameter and causing millions of dollars in damage. The storm highlighted the potential dangers of severe weather in the state, and underscored the importance of preparedness and community resilience.

5) Finally, July 2, 2009, saw the opening of the Sakakawea Statue and Visitors Center in Garrison, North Dakota, honoring the legacy of the famous Shoshone guide who accompanied explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their expedition across the western United States. The center features exhibits, a park area, and views of the Garrison Dam and Reservoir.
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