• Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame display
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers
  • Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, 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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Apr 05, 2020 - Apr 05, 2020
    Grand Forks
    This is a return visit to the museum by young Americans who met at the Curtis Institute. After...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020
    Bismarck
    National History Day (NHD) was established in 1974 and currently engages more than half a million...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Apr 19, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
    Rugby
    This is the last lecture in a three part series focused on the American Dream. Professor Tom...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    Rugby
    Our annual Rhubarb Festival takes place on the Sunday closest to the summer solstice. This year...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    21 buildings full of antiques, 1 room school house, pioneer house with all furniture, dress shop,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Contains local and regional history, ethnic...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Fullerton
    Newly restored 1901 country school with original furnishings from the area schools. ...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hatton
    Vintage Fokker airplane "Alaskan" flown by Carl Ben Eielson on display. Also associated...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    The Buffalo Trails Museum is located in Williams County in northwestern North Dakota. The museum...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    The Lake Region Heritage Center is located in the old post office in downtown Devils Lake. The...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    New Salem
    Organized in 1901 as the first English-speaking congregation in New Salem (a German colonization)...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Grand Forks
    Our area's colorful past comes alive in this historic complex that includes a museum, the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Mohall
    Museum features extensive collection of photographs from the early 1900s, military displays, farm...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Bismarck Tour Company offers the best of Bismarck's history, happenings, and humor for groups....