• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • National Buffalo Museum
  • General George Armstrong Custer marched into infamy at the Battle of Little Big Horn. The encampment of the 7th Cavalry was Fort Abraham Lincoln, south of Mandan
  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • 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

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
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    May 31, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    Performed live and outside, under the Badlands sky in the 2,900-seat Burning Hills Amphitheatre,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019
    Belfield
    Look West. The Badlands Ukrainian Days is a fun-filled and family friendly Ukrainian experience...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
    Jamestown
    Celebrate White Cloud's legacy with city-wide activities, including a car show, parade, street...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jul 29, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
    Bismarck
    Join us to celebrate Bank of North Dakota's 100th anniversary with BND museum tours, history...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hebron
    The Hebron Historical and Art Society was formed to showcase the history of Hebron and the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Monument dedicated to four chaplains who lost their lives during World War II. They gave up their...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fort Ransom
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as part of the T.J. Walker District.
  • 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...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Dawson
    Veterans' memorial wall honoring 1,010 veterans from the Crimean War to the Gulf War, M60A3 tank...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Located one-half mile east of Fort Buford, the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Crosby
    The museum has 25 unique buildings including a bank, printing press, general store and pioneer...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    On July 4, 1987, the people of Williston dedicated this monument to agriculture. It is a tribute...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Lakota
    Restored 1-room country schoolhouse, refurbished to appear as late 1800s. Four open houses...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Historic Franklin School, constructed 1910. Louis L'Amour attended school.
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.