Walsh County, North Dakota


Mandt, North Dakota (Historic)
Post Office Established: July 22, 1893 (small inland settlement)
Postmaster: Ole H. Wig
Township: Fertile Township
Location: Sec. 15-157-54, 9 miles west of Grafton
Post Office Closed: February 28, 1903 with mail to Grafton
Post Office Reopened: May 21, 1903
Post Office Finally Closed: June 10, 1904 with mail to park River
Peak Population: 20 in 1920

MANDT: This was a small inland settlement in Sec. 15-157-54, Fertile Twp., nine miles west of Grafton. The post office was established July 22, 1893, with Ole H. Wig as postmaster. He named it for Peter Mandt, owner of the store in which the post office was located. Ed Herwick was a pioneer merchant at this site. The post office closed February 28, 1903, with mail to Grafton. It reopened May 21, 1903, but closed for good June 10, 1904, with mail to Park River. A population of 20 was reported in MANDT as late as 1920. Harvey Tallackson, a state senator and Grafton businessman, was born here. 2 (1,2,3,18,40,75) (pg 120)

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