• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • May newsletter art
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center

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
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Hanks
    Historical area artifacts from early settlement days.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Self-guided walking tour. Explore L'Amour's Jamestown through the historic sites where he spent...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Memorabilia from pioneer families and artifacts.
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Lakota
    The museum features artifacts, including Sitting Bull's peace pipe. The library is listed on the...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Reynolds
    The Community Veterans' Park is right next to the Reynolds City Park on Main Street. In the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Strasburg
    The Welk Homestead, located northwest of Strasburg, interprets agriculture in the early 20th...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The 2007 North Dakota Tourist Attraction of the Year, the Center of Western Heritage &...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...