• 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
  • Musician Gwen Sebastian is from New Salem, 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
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 17, 2020
    Bismarck
    National History Day (NHD) was established in 1974 and currently engages more than half a million...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Apr 19, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
    Rugby
    This is the last lecture in a three part series focused on the American Dream. Professor Tom...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    Rugby
    Our annual Rhubarb Festival takes place on the Sunday closest to the summer solstice. This year...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
    Mandan
    Fathers and families invited to attend. Train rides for boys and girls on the "Soo Line Mini Train."
Featured Listings
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Kulm
    Whitestone Hill State Historic Site is a place of remembrance for the 100 to 300 people who were...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Bottineau
    Memorabilia from pioneer families and artifacts.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
    Three floors furnished as a 1910-era home with artifacts from Lake Region area families, plus an...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Oakes
    The Dickey County Historical Society manages the Dickey County Heritage Center, the Dickey County...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Belfield
    On May 28th, 1876, records indicate that 7th Cavalry privates Frank Neely and William C. Williams...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Hope
    This cultural center consists of a historical museum, archives, and represents the early days of...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Our Planes Fly! Blue skies prevail year round at the Fargo Air Museum, a premier flying museum in...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Bismarck Tour Company offers the best of Bismarck's history, happenings, and humor for groups....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Stone house, built in 1907, is furnished authentic to the time period.
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    The Buffalo Trails Museum is located in Williams County in northwestern North Dakota. The museum...