• Olympians Monique Lamoureux-Kolls and Jocelyne Lamoureux are from Grand Forks
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, North Dakota
  • Custer House
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Captains Lewis & Clark met Sakakawea during the expedition's 1804 journey through the territory that would become 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.

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