Historic GF – Download our App

“Historic GF” is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Historic GF is a walking tour of Historic Downtown Grand Forks.

Learn about the city’s history, including the earliest retail district and the old manufacturing/warehousing district. Relive the past through photos and descriptions of historic landmarks. Explore the map freely or put on your walking shoes and let the app guide you through downtown Grand Forks.

Our latest version includes four layers of historic Sanborn maps. For a walk back in time simply click on Explore and choose a map dating to 1884, 1892, 1901 or 1916, then click on the related color marker to learn about the buildings in downtown.