• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Former Minnesota Viking Jim Kleinsasser is from Carrington, ND and Fox Sports North reporter Marney Gellner calls Minot home.
  • ElkHorn Ranch Site
  • Actor Kellan Lutz was born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • 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

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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