9 Prairie Churches to Lift Your Spirits
Located in Cavalier, ND. The church was built in 1897 and represents the Icelandic community in worship. The museum tells the unique story about the life and achievement of this area’s first settlers. Special events like the Rendezvous Festival and Pioneer Machine Show are held during the summer months.
Vang Lutheran Church in Manfred was built in 1906 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to regular services, the church is also part of the Manfred Heritage Museum and hosts exhibit space and community gatherings.
Garden Church was built in 1914 and the first service was held on August 23, 1914. In 1933 Garden and Farland Churches joined Banks Church to form the Banks Parish. The Banks Parish joined the Watford City Parish in 1990 and became the Watford City Area Lutheran Parish.
The Swedish Church, constructed of granite stone which dates back millions of years to the Pleistocene era, is a Gothic revival style church that has stood the test of time for over a Century on the northwestern prairies of Bottineau County just one mile short of the U.S. and Canadian border