• 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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  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Northcentral
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    Washburn
    Take a step back in time when you visit the reconstructed Fort Mandan, the winter home of the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site consists of two sites telling the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    1866-1895. Army fort critical for US expansion. Sitting Bull surrendered here (1881). Exhibits in...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    West Fargo
    Cass County Historical Society Bonanzaville consists of 43 historic buildings and more than 400...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...