Historically interesting places
Medicine Rock State Historic Site
The Medicine Rock State Historic Site near Heil near Elgin was added to the cultural heritage list in 1986 and covers an area of approximately 4,000 m². This is a sacred Indian meeting place where ritual dances were performed before the buffalo hunt. In addition to rock paintings, visitors will also find rock reliefs (petroglyphs) here.
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Double Ditch Indian Village The
Double Ditch Indian Village is the ruins of a village of the Mandan Indians with great archaeological value. The Double Ditch Indian Village is located near the capital Bismarck and covers an area of approximately 150,000 m².
A settlement period of around 1490 to 1785 is assumed, with the population estimated at up to 10,000 residents. Visitors can find defense trenches, earthworks and other excavation treasures here. Entry is free.
Menoken Indian Village State Historic Site The
Menoken Indian Village State Historic Site near the town of Menoken, approx. 16 km east of Bismarck, is an old Indian settlement or the archaeological excavation site of the same. Radiocarbon examinations show a settlement since the year 1200 and a population of approx. 200 people is assumed.
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Sitting Bull Burial State Historic Site
The Sitting Bull Burial State Historic Site is the burial site of the famous Indian chief Sitting Bull. The memorial is located near the town of Bismarck, Missouri.
Fort Abraham Lincoln
The fort was built in 1872, while an original replica can be seen today. George Custer (1739-1776) had lived here, who had led his troops to the sinking of the rank of lieutenant colonel on June 25, 1776 in the Battle of Little Bighorn. He himself had also died in the process. The approximately 2,000 strong Indians were led by the chiefs Sitting Bull, Gall, Two Moons, Crazy Horse and Spotted Elk – aka Big Foot
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is an important historical site in which the former Fort Abraham Lincoln is located next to the former Mandan Indian village “On-a-slant”.
The State Park was founded in 1934 and is the oldest state park in North Dakota. There are a total of 10 kilometers of hiking trails in the park. There is also a campground in the State Park with almost 100 parking spaces.
Special buildings and structures
North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck
The North Dakota State Capitol in the capital Bismarck dates from 1933 and is the 19-story government building of the state of North Dakota. The architectural style, which can be described as a skyscraper or skyscraper and can be assigned to Art Deco, differs significantly from the usual construction of the State Capitols. At a height of approximately 74 m, the North Dakota State Capitol is the tallest building in North Dakota. However, the actual seat of government is more than just a building. It is more of a building complex in Bismarck around which there are many parks and other sights such as statues and museums. Examples include Capitol Park and the Sakakawea statue.
Liberty Memorial Building in Bismarck
The Liberty Memorial Building in the city of Bismarck is located on the site of the State Capitol and was built in 1924. It is the oldest surviving building on the site.
It was originally an administration building and also a monument to the end of the First World War. Today it is the home of the North Dakota State Library.
The KVLY-TV-Mast is a television broadcasting mast near Blanchard. This transmission tower, built in 1963, has a height of 628.80 m and was the tallest building in the world at the time of commissioning and remained so until 2008. Today it is, according to the Burj Khalifa (Dubai) with 828 m and the Tokyo Sky Tree (Tokyo) at 634 m, the third tallest building in the world. Not far away is the KXJB TV mast, which is only one meter smaller.
Metropolitan Opera House in Grand Forks
The Metropolitan Opera House in the city of Grand Forks was once known as the best opera house between Minneapolis and Seattle. The building was built, which is architecturally based on the Romanesque style, but unfortunately in 1890 it is no longer an opera house these days, but residential buildings with lofts. The last performance took place here in the 1940s.
|Contact||116 S 3rd Street
Grand Forks, North Dakota 582012
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