• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Former Minnesota Viking Jim Kleinsasser is from Carrington, ND and Fox Sports North reporter Marney Gellner calls Minot home.
  • ElkHorn Ranch Site
  • Actor Kellan Lutz was born in Dickinson, North Dakota
  • Signs at Elkhorn Ranch
  • Fargo native Roger Maris went on to become a New York Yankee home run hero
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • Display at State Museum at 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.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Feb 23, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019
    Grand Forks
    Feast of Nations - The University of North Dakota's first ever Feast of Nations was held in 1961....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 09, 2019 - Mar 09, 2019
    Moorhead
    The 15th Annual Celtic Festival 2018 is a celebration of the rich culture of the seven Celtic...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Apr 06, 2019 - Apr 06, 2019
    Dickinson
    Our Psyanky (Easter Egg) decorating classes are a popular event, and an absolute must for anyone...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    May 31, 2019 - Jun 01, 2019
    Wahpeton
    Wahpeton will celebrate 150 years in 2019....
Featured Listings
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Lakota
    Restored 1-room country schoolhouse, refurbished to appear as late 1800s. Four open houses...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Lakota
    The museum features artifacts, including Sitting Bull's peace pipe. The library is listed on the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ashley
    Historic buildings include a church, school house, antique machinery, land patent office and 1880...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    The Buffalo Trails Museum is located in Williams County in northwestern North Dakota. The museum...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Learn about Theodore Roosevelt as President, husband, father, soldier, hunter, and Badlands...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Displays include historical artifacts of American Indians and early settlers.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hebron
    The Hebron Historical and Art Society was formed to showcase the history of Hebron and the...