• Fargo native Roger Maris went on to become a New York Yankee home run hero
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame display
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers

Local Legends

Numerous legendary characters shaped North Dakota's past. Did you know President Theodore Roosevelt was quoted as saying "I never would have been President if it had not been for my experiences in North Dakota?" And that Sitting Bull was a skilled musician and artist? Discover the story behind these and other North Dakota legends here. Click here for more on North Dakota's local legends.

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