• Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • 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
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, North Dakota
  • Custer House

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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Oct 22, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017
    Kenmare
    Special events and activities throughout the week include free feeds at local taverns, a goose...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
    Dickinson
    Visit the Badlands Art Show and experience visual art of all kinds by local, amateur and...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Nov 18, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017
    Moorhead
    Celebrate our community's traditions and cultures with this local, multi-ethnic showcase of music...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017
    West Fargo
    Enjoy a beautifully decorated Bonanzaville with cookie decorating, Christmas carolers, horse...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Monument dedicated to four chaplains who lost their lives during World War II. They gave up their...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This free museum interprets Theodore Roosevelt's involvement in the building of the Panama Canal....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The North Dakota Firefighter's Museum is dedicated solely to preserving and presenting the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Larimore
    Displays include a military room, a music area, an old school room, old-time kitchen and antique...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Fort Totten
    Located on the grounds of one of the best preserved military posts in the nation, this museum...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Bismarck Tour Company offers the best of Bismarck's history, happenings, and humor for groups....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    Includes early railroad depot, 2 homestead houses, a log cabin, early schoolhouse, church and an...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...