May 1 - Minot Memories - Headlines From the 1950's

posted by Dave Lehner -

Headlines from the 1950’s -  

1951 – the YMCA opened on 1st St in downtown Minot

1951 - Ward County Historical Society formed

1952 – Year round garbage service began in Minot

1952 -  President Truman Spoke from the back of a train

1953 – President Eisenhower was in Minot For the dedication of the Garrison Dam

1954 – Minot selected to receive an Air Force Base

1955 – MDU opened --- Ground breaking for MAFB and Gavin Yard

1959 – Minot became the site for an International Airport

Eisenhower Visits Minot 1953



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