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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1974.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Custer Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.