Dakota Heartstrings
My North Dakota Diary
Dickey County
'Dickey County was named for Hon. Alfred Dickey of Jamestown, at one time lieutenant governor, and intimately connected with the early history of the territory of Dakota. It lies third from the east in the southern tier of counties of the state. The county was first settled in 1881, organized in August, 1882, the county seat located at Ellendale, where it has since remained. The State Industrial School is locate in Ellendale.' Source: North Dakota Blue Book -- 1942