Family Fun in North Dakota

North Dakota is considered the least visited state, owing, in part, to its not having a major tourist attraction.Areas popular with visitors include Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the western part of the state. Regular events in the state that attract tourists include Norsk HĆ?¶÷stfest in Minot, billed as North America’s largest Scandinavian festival; the […]

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North Dakota Heritage Center and State Museum

The North Dakota Heritage Center, located on the North Dakota State Capitol grounds in Bismarck, is the state of North Dakota’s official history museum. The museum, which was opened in 1967 by the Heritage Center Commission, is operated by the State Historical Society of North Dakota and features permanent and temporary exhibits. […]

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The History of the American West – North Dakota

Prior to European contact, Native Americans inhabited North Dakota for thousands of years. In the historic period, American Indian tribes included the Mandan people, the Dakota people and the Yanktonai, the latter two tribes of the Lakota peoples. The first European to reach the area was the French-Canadian trader La VĆ?¶?rendrye, who led an exploration […]

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