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New Salem in Morton County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Salem Sue

1889     1989

 
 
Salem Sue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, December 5, 2020
1. Salem Sue Marker
Inscription.  The World’s Largest Holstein Cow is 38 feet high, 50 feet long, and weighs 12,000 pounds.

Salem Sue was erected in 1974 at a cost of nearly $40,000.00 contributed by dairymen, farmers, businessmen, the dairy industry, and area residents. The New Salem Lions organized the project, and the club continues to maintain the site.
The New Salem High School athletic teams boast the name “Holsteins” as a tribute to the area’s dairy industry.
New Salem is recognized as one of North Dakota’s pre-eminent dairy centers.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 46° 51.177′ N, 101° 25.58′ W. Marker is in New Salem, North Dakota, in Morton County. Marker can be reached from North Eighth Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Salem ND 58563, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia page on Salem Sue. (Submitted on January 11, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.)

 
Marker with Salem Sue image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, December 5, 2020
2. Marker with Salem Sue
Salem Sue image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, December 5, 2020
3. Salem Sue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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