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The public is invited to the formal dedication of the Fargo National Cemetery, the first national cemetery to open in the state of North Dakota, on Sept. 7 at 11 a.m.


The Fargo National Cemetery is located at 8709 40th Avenue N, County Road 20, Harwood, ND 58042.


The ceremony will include remarks by VA and elected officials, the unveiling of a dedication plaque, and military honors. The ceremony is open to the public. 


Speakers will include:

  • Keynote speech by Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs Randy Reeves
  • Governor Doug Burgum
  • U.S. Senator John Hoeven
  • U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer
  • U.S. Representative Collin Peterson (MN-7)


Parking for the general public is available onsite but carpooling is encouraged. Mobility impaired users with handicap tags will have special parking.

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