• T-Rex and Triceratops at Heritage Center
  • Fargo native Roger Maris went on to become a New York Yankee home run hero
  • May newsletter art
  • Actor Josh Duhamel is from Minot, North Dakota
  • Before he became president of the U.S., Theodore Roosevelt was a rancher in the Badlands of what would become North Dakota.
  • State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center Exterior
  • CariDee English, Fargo native and Cycle 7 winner of America's Next Top Model
  • Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
  • 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.

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  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Fargo
    Stop by the Fargo-Moorhead Visitors Center and take a shot next to "The Woodchipper" in Fargo!...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    This free museum interprets Theodore Roosevelt's involvement in the building of the Panama Canal....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of about 70...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Displays include historical artifacts of American Indians and early settlers.
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mayville
    An 1897 brick depot houses a collection that includes a barber shop, schoolroom, pioneer...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Hanks
    Historical area artifacts from early settlement days.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    Located in Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library, the center houses a comprehensive digital...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ashley
    Historic buildings include a church, school house, antique machinery, land patent office and 1880...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    The Pioneer Museum depicts the history and economic development of McKenzie County from the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    This veterans' memorial honors the brave North Dakotans who fought and died for our country, and...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Dickinson
    The Ukrainian Cultural Institute features folk art cultural exhibits and religious displays...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Forbes
    Stone house, built in 1907, is furnished authentic to the time period.