Assyrian Muslim Cemetery (NRIS 100002693)
1/4 mi. S of US 2 on 87th Ave. NW,
North Dakota. County/parish: Mountrail.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 17, 2018.
- Assyrian Muslim Cemetery
- The Assyrian Muslim Cemetery in Mountrail County, North Dakota was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2018.It is the oldest Muslim cemetery in the United States.The original mosque at the site was built in 1929 by immigrants from what is now Lebanon and Syria. A modest 15 by 15 feet (4.6 m × 4.6 m) replacement mosque was built in 2005.It is located 1/4 mi. south of US 2 on 87th Ave. NW, near Ross.It was the only Muslim cemetery in North Dakota for 90 years. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100002693