• Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, North Dakota
  • Custer House
  • Captains Lewis & Clark met Sakakawea during the expedition's 1804 journey through the territory that would become North Dakota.
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site
  • Chief Sitting Bull
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • General George Armstrong Custer marched into infamy at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The encampment of the 7th Cavalry was Fort Abraham Lincoln, south of Mandan
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Former Minnesota Viking Jim Kleinsasser is from Carrington, ND and Fox Sports North reporter Marney Gellner calls Minot home.
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch

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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  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    Impressive 6'x10' monument of black marble features US Army Medal of Honor recipient Arthur Beyer...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Oakes
    The Dickey County Historical Society manages the Dickey County Heritage Center, the Dickey County...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    The Buffalo Trails Museum is located in Williams County in northwestern North Dakota. The museum...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Mandan
    Guided tour of Gen. George and Libbie Custer's home. Self-guided tour of Fort Abraham Lincoln,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Grenora
    Granite boulders inscribed with thunderbird figures are preserved at Writing Rock State Historic...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Self-guided walking tour. Explore L'Amour's Jamestown through the historic sites where he spent...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ellendale
    The Coleman Museum is the former Farmers National Bank building purchased by a dentist who turned...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The grounds are available to tour from May 15 to September 15. Tours are conducted daily from 1...