• 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
  • Custer House
  • Captains Lewis & Clark met Sakakawea during the expedition's 1804 journey through the territory that would become North Dakota.
  • Sitting Bull Burial Site

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
    Warwick
    Eastbay Campground offers seasonal and overnight camping for RVs and tents, bait shop/convenience...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Larimore
    Displays include a military room, a music area, an old school room, old-time kitchen and antique...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Stone house, built in 1907, is furnished authentic to the time period.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion, built in 1907 by George Lutz,...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Self-guided walking tour. Explore L'Amour's Jamestown through the historic sites where he spent...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Strasburg
    The Welk Homestead, located northwest of Strasburg, interprets agriculture in the early 20th...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Garrison
    The North Dakota Firefighter's Museum is dedicated solely to preserving and presenting the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Fort Seward now houses an interpretive center displaying...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Museum traces the career of Roger Maris, the legendary Fargo athlete who hit 61 homers to break...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Hanks
    Historical area artifacts from early settlement days.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hettinger
    The LEGACY that continues ... Archives: artifacts, photographs, county and city government,...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Ray
    The museum, built in 1904, contains exhibits of musical instruments, pioneer artifacts and an...