-(Allen Burke, Emmons County Record) - The selection of the Zeeland
City Hall to the National Register of Historic Places will be
celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Sun., June 25, at the hall in Zeeland,
of the hall was a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project in
one-story Colonial Revival style building is 58 feet by 98 feet with
a bell tower. Although
it shows some signs of its age, it has most of its original features.
Scherr, a local historian, and Dr. Tom Isern, professor of history
and university distinguished
professor at N.D. State University, Fargo, were instrumental in
getting the national
distinction for the historic hall.
speakers at the event will be Kyle “Bubba” Schweigert and Dr.
is a native of Zeeland and the grandson of John Schweigert, the
the WPA project. He is head football coach at the University of North
Dakota, Grand Forks.
Miller, director, Germans from Russia Heritage Collection (GRHC),
will be attending the event. The GRHC will have information tables
and displays at the hall from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
free lunch of knoepfle and sausage will be served at noon at the