Dickey County Heritage Center in Oakes
The Dickey County Historical Society is a non-profit organization of volunteers that is committed to the preservation of the Dickey County Heritage Center and the Dickey County Historical Park. The organization focuses on preserving the life and times of the past generations for the future to appreciate.
The Heritage Center was the former First National Bank of Oakes built in 1902. It was donated to the Historical Society in 1993 by the Tedin family.
The Heritage Center if financed by the members of the Dickey County Historical Society membership donations, a small county levy share, donations and fundraisers.
The Dickey County Historical Park was established in 1975 on three acres of land on the west side of the city. The Park features an early rural schoolhouse, an 1891 church, depot and caboose. A comfort station and picnic tables accommodate visitors to the park.
Inside Dickey County Heritage Center
Genevieve Baker's Lamps (PDF Format)
WEBSITE FOR GENEALOGY RESEARCH
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You can help preserve history in the area with a membership to the Dickey County Historical Society or with a donation. Lifetime membership is $100.
Meeting is held the 1st Mon. of the month at the Ottertail room at 7:00 P.M.
Dickey County Historical Society
5th & Main
Oakes, ND 58474