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International Peace Garden celebrating 85th anniversary

July 12, 2018

DUNSEITH, N.D. (AP) — A tourist attraction that straddles the U.S.-Canadian border is celebrating its 85th anniversary.

The International Peace Garden is located north of Dunseith, North Dakota, and south of Boissevain, Manitoba. The 2,300-acre (931-hectare) garden is bisected by the 49th parallel that creates the international border. The facility signifies the long-standing peace between the U.S. and Canada.

The event is scheduled Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will feature food and craft vendors, entertainment, and various displays.

A formal ceremony is scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday.

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