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Barbeque honoring Cavalier Court House renewal, Cavalier, N.D.
Barbeque honoring Cavalier Court House renewal, Cavalier, N.D.
TitleBarbeque honoring Cavalier Court House renewal, Cavalier, N.D.
Date of Original1912-07-16
DescriptionThis photograph shows several men standing around a fire pit in the Cavalier City Park. They are celebrating the building of the new Pembina County Court House in Cavalier, N.D. Notice the large rectangular shaped object at center used to cook the food at the barbeque.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Barbecues
Celebrations
Men
Fires
Parks
LocationPembina County (N.D.)
Cavalier (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberPCHS-5124
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original19.5 x 25 cm
Transcription"THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS DONATED TO THE PEMBINA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BY R. TRACY MYERS OF FARGO, ND AND H. DEAN MYERS OF HOUSTON, TEXAS IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR PARENTS OSCAR W. MYERS AND CHRISTINE "OLSON" MYERS. CHRISTINE BELIEVED THAT EVERYTHING OLD SHOULD BE PRESERVED FOR OTHERS IN THE FUTURE TO ENJOY" Typed on label.
"Barbeque in park. Celebration in recognition of Court House removal to Cavalier" Handwritten on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryTo celebrate the rebuilding of the Pembina County Court House the residents of the county had a parade, laid the cornerstone of the court house, and then had a barbeque in the Cavalier City Park. Somewhere between five and seven thousand people attended and three oxen, two hogs, and two sheep were roasted. Additionally, 1300 loaves of bread, 35 pounds of coffee, and a barrel of sugar were used.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionMyers Family Photograph Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society (PCHS-5124)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Zelda Hartje
13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, ND 58220
Phone: (701) 265-4941
Email: pchsm@polarcomm.com
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPCHS5124
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