• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo native Roger Maris went on to become a New York Yankee home run hero
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • 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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  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    Come back in time with us! The McKenzie County Heritage Park includes buildings from our county's...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Minto
    This Gothic-Revival design church, dedicated in 1901, is spiritual and social home of the people...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Plaza
    Historic items from the community of Plaza, housed in a church moved to the site from the former...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The grounds are available to tour from May 15 to September 15. Tours are conducted daily from 1...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Salem
    Organized in 1901 as the first English-speaking congregation in New Salem (a German colonization)...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Almont
    SIMS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH is rich with history resonating within its walls. Scandinavian...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...