Valley City in Barnes County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
N.D. Businessman, Community and Social Leader, Holocaust Rescuer
Erected 2016 by Barnes County Historical Society, Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation. (Marker Number 001.)
Topics and series.Charity & Public Work • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation Markers ✡️ series list.
Location. 46° 55.404′ N, 98° 0.107′ W. Marker is in Valley City, North Dakota, in Barnes County. Marker is on Valley City Memorial Park, on the right when traveling north. Across the street from the VFW, in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138 Main St, Valley City ND 58072, United States of America. Touch for directions.
More about this marker. First roadside historical interpretive marker in North Dakota
Also see . . .
1. Bismarck Tribune article: "N.D. businessman saved Jews from Nazi Germany". (Submitted on November 2, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Grand Forks Herald article: "Herman Stern named recipient of Rough Rider Award". (Submitted on November 2, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
3. Dedication of the Herman Stern Historical Marker in Valley City North Dakota (YouTube, 42 min.). (Submitted on July 7, 2018.)
4. The Slippery Slope Holocaust Rescue and Herman Stern. Herman Stern was a small town North Dakota clothier centered out of Valley City. He was isolated, remote from any major Jewish community. He and his wife lived their lives modestly and with community respected dignity on the Dakota Plains. Stern became a major, American Holocaust rescuer (Submitted on May 25, 2019, by Jerry Klinger of Boynton Beach, Florida.)
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