• Fargo native Roger Maris went on to become a New York Yankee home run hero
  • 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

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
    Aug 10, 2019 - Sep 07, 2019
    Medora
    History Alive! programs explore the lives and times of local residents from decades gone by,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Aug 14, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019
    Bismarck
    The Boeing B-29 Superfortress, FIFI, will land at Bismarck Municipal Airport, Bismarck, ND. The...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Aug 23, 2019 - Aug 23, 2019
    Dunseith
    Join the International Peace Garden for its inaugural Gala in the Garden fundraising event. This...
Featured Listings
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Cooperstown
    The new Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site actually consists of two sites...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Northwood
    Museum features displays from the early days in and around the Northwood community.
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Minot
    The only outdoor museum in the world that features all five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Douglas
    Memorabilia from early Douglas businesses, school and church items. Former Catholic church. Other...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Statue on courthouse lawn of Pierre Bottineau, for whom the city was named.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    An auto tour through the Little Missouri National Grasslands takes visitors to sites and areas...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Located in Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library, the center houses a comprehensive digital...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Bismarck Tour Company offers the best of Bismarck's history, happenings, and humor for groups....
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Moorhead
    Home of the Hjemkomst Viking ship replica that sailed to Norway in 1982. Also home of the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Bowman
    Since 1992, Pioneer Trials Regional Museum has worked to research, document and display the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    This veterans' memorial honors the brave North Dakotans who fought and died for our country, and...