• Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Custer House
  • Native American Powwow Dancer
  • Event Category: Winner - "Circle 'em Up," Lacey Kaiser, Streeter
  • Standing Rock State Historic Site
  • Fort Buford
  • Scandinavian Heritage Park
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - School House Teaching
  • Adventures in North Dakota
  • Events Category: Winning Photograph: "Waving Old Glory," Lacey Kaiser, Streeter
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • Fort Mandan
  • ND History Hub - Heritage Center & State Museum

History & Culture

From Jurassic to pioneer days, North Dakota is home to a variety of history and culture. Dig for dinosaur bones, walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, learn about Native American traditions or see the struggles of early settlers. Becoming legendary doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s our story. Click here for more Historical and Cultural attractions and activities in  North Dakota.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Jun 17, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
    Grand Forks
    The region's premier summer outdoor market features fresh produce, home baked goods, handmade...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Sep 23, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017
    Makoti
    57th Annual Threshing Show--this year featuring John Deere tractors. Huge parade at 1pm each day....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Sep 26, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
    Minot
    Norsk Høstfest is held annually in the fall in the N.D. State Fair Center on the North Dakota...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Oct 06, 2017 - Oct 07, 2017
    Fargo
    Oktoberfest is fun for the whole family, from weiner dog races to the pub crawl.                    
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Colfax
    Crooked Lane Farm, located on the scenic Wild Rice River between Colfax and Abercrombie, ND, is...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The Guardhouse Interpretive Center was reconstructed to tell the story of the frontier military...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dunn Center
    Local history museum showcasing agricultural equipment, homesteading era through mid-960s...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Huff
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark, the site...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Cavalier
    Located on the north shore of Lake Renwick, Icelandic State Park offers visitors not only a wide...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    The grounds are available to tour from May 15 to September 15. Tours are conducted daily from 1...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Pekin
    The journey back in time begins as one enters the stone gates of Nelson County's Stump Lake Park....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Step inside our historic buildings and hear the stories of the people who moved here, built our...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Includes early railroad depot, 2 homestead houses, a log cabin, early schoolhouse, church and an...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    The Scot Wood Motel has 24 rooms (1 is handicap accessible with a large "shower only" so...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Almont
    SIMS EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH is rich with history resonating within its walls. Scandinavian...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Oriska
    Camp Arnold, located four miles north of Oriska, Barnes County, was the August 14, 1863, campsite...