Center for Heritage Renewal - Old-Time Threshing Shows

Big Smoke

Old-Time Threshing Shows on the Northern Plains

This guide to old-time threshing shows in North Dakota is presented for public information by the Center for Heritage Renewal, North Dakota State University. These outstanding living history events enliven the prairie scene with the dust and smoke of a past generation. Take one in this year! Smell the smoke!

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GoogleMap of Threshing Shows in North Dakota

Director's Essay / Recommended Reading

Talk about your threshing show experience at Heritage Trails, the Facebook group dedicated to grassroots heritage tourism on the northern plains.

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