• Fort Ransom State Park
  • Fort Union
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Rosebud Visitors Center
  • Powwow
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Powwow
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • International Welcome
  • North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum
  • Fort Mandan

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.

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Events
Featured Events
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 04, 2017 - Aug 27, 2017
    Jamestown
    Explore the history of Jamestown by listening to the Front Porch Chats at the Stutsman County...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 18, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017
    Jamestown
    We are an authentic week-long family wagon train trek across North Dakota prairies. This is a...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 24, 2017 - Jun 25, 2017
    Garrison
    Experience Dakota Territory living history military encampment with demonstrations and maneuvers...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
    Bismarck
    The Downtowners present German Days in July from Downtown Bismarck!  Join us in the heart of the...
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