Merci Train - North Dakota
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|Refurbished Merci Boxcar under new shelter designed to replicate WW2 era French train station, rededicated on November 15, 2005. John L. Jacobsen photo.||North Dakota dedication for the restored Merci Boxcar|
Location: - See Note  Below
North Dakota Heritage Center
612 East Blvd.
Bismarck, ND 58005
North Dakota Heritage Society, Merl Paaverud - 701-328-2666
There is an extensive collection of North Dakota's Merci gifts at The Heritage Center.
Website: French Gratitude Train
Note 1: The car is not easily found. You may find the following directions helpful.
- Enter the park from East Blvd.
- The car is located behind the first building on the right.
- Park on the side of the road and walk down to the car.
Prior to repainting, Merci Boxcar at old outdoor display site.