Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bismarck in Burleigh County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Boxcar used in the 1st World War

 
 
Boxcar used in the 1st World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 5, 2011
1. Boxcar used in the 1st World War Marker
Inscription.
Presented by the French National Railroads
to the State of
North Dakota
in gratitude for the help given to France
by the American people

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Merci Train Boxcars marker series.
 
Location. 46° 49.105′ N, 100° 46.796′ W. Marker is in Bismarck, North Dakota, in Burleigh County. Marker is on East Boulevard Ave.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bismarck ND 58505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Combat Wounded Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); All Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); Sakakawea Statue (about 600 feet away); The Pioneer Family (about 800 feet away); The Honorable John Burke (approx. 0.2 miles away); First News of Custerís Death (approx. one mile away); Commanding Officerís Quarters (approx. 4.8 miles away); Mandan Scenic Overlook (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bismarck.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, World IWar, World II
 
Boxcar used in the 1st World War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, June 5, 2011
2. Boxcar used in the 1st World War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on July 10, 2016.
Paid Advertisement