• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • 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
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Washburn
  • Legends of the Missouri River
  • Phil Jackson, Williston native and former coach of the LA Lakers
  • North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • 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.

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  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Edmore
    Home contains furnishings of early 1900s. Library contains items from early history to the...
  • Southcentral
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    Kulm
    Whitestone Hill State Historic Site is a place of remembrance for the 100 to 300 people who were...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Kenmare
    21 buildings full of antiques, 1 room school house, pioneer house with all furniture, dress shop,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Ray
    The museum, built in 1904, contains exhibits of musical instruments, pioneer artifacts and an...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Grenora
    Granite boulders inscribed with thunderbird figures are preserved at Writing Rock State Historic...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Historic Franklin School, constructed 1910. Louis L'Amour attended school.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Statue on courthouse lawn of Pierre Bottineau, for whom the city was named.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    The Pioneer Museum depicts the history and economic development of McKenzie County from the...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Monument dedicated to four chaplains who lost their lives during World War II. They gave up their...