• 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
  • Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, North Dakota

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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020
    Bismarck
    National History Day (NHD) was established in 1974 and currently engages more than half a million...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Apr 19, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
    Rugby
    This is the last lecture in a three part series focused on the American Dream. Professor Tom...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    Rugby
    Our annual Rhubarb Festival takes place on the Sunday closest to the summer solstice. This year...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    Mandan
    Fathers and families invited to attend. Train rides for boys and girls on the "Soo Line Mini Train."
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Buffalo
    Impressive 6'x10' monument of black marble features US Army Medal of Honor recipient Arthur Beyer...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    On July 4, 1987, the people of Williston dedicated this monument to agriculture. It is a tribute...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Located at North Country Marine. This mini-museum is home to a variety of artifacts and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Vintage Fokker airplane "Alaskan" flown by Carl Ben Eielson on display. Also associated...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An interactive kiosk exhibition about Louis L'Amour's life in Jamestown, his family's legacy, and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Stop by the Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center and take a shot next to "The Woodchipper" in Fargo!...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Do the best you can with what you have, where you are. No one can do more. No one should do less....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the T.J. Walker District.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Elgin
    Only railroad depot museum in southwestern North Dakota. Original caboose on site. Many pioneer...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    The only outdoor museum in the world that features all five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland,...