List of National Historic Landmarks in North Dakota

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The List of National Historic Landmarks in North Dakota contains the landmarks designated by the U.S. Federal Government for the U.S. state of North Dakota. There are 6 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in North Dakota.

Also included is a National Historic Site that is not also NHL-designated.

Current National Historic Landmarks[edit]

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location County Description
1 Frederick A. and Sophia Bagg Bonanza Farm Upload image
April 5, 2005
46°15′11″N 96°51′57″W / 46.253056°N 96.865833°W / 46.253056; -96.865833 (Frederick A. and Sophia Bagg Bonanza Farm)
Richland Preserved bonanza farm.
2 Big Hidatsa Village Site
Aerial view of Big Hidatsa Village; circular depressions closely spaced in green plains.
July 19, 1964
47°21′41″N 101°23′22″W / 47.361255°N 101.389541°W / 47.361255; -101.389541 (Big Hidatsa Village Site)
Mercer Largest of 3 villages preserved in Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site.
3 Fort Union Trading Post
Fort Union Trading Post
July 4, 1961
Williston vicinity
47°59′58″N 104°02′26″W / 47.999444°N 104.040556°W / 47.999444; -104.040556 (Fort Union Trading Post)
McKenzie and Williams Most important fur trading post on the upper Missouri until 1867. Visitors included John James Audubon, George Catlin, Father Pierre DeSmet, Sitting Bull, Karl Bodmer, and Jim Bridger.
4 Huff Archeological Site
Huff Archeological Site
February 18, 1997
46°37′07″N 100°38′33″W / 46.618611°N 100.6425°W / 46.618611; -100.6425 (Huff Archeological Site)
Morton Former fortified village of the Mandan, on the bank of Lake Oahe. Archaeological site, now a state park open to the public.
5 Lynch Knife River Flint Quarry Upload image
July 13, 2011
near Dunn Center
47°21′12″N 102°37′22″W / 47.353333°N 102.622778°W / 47.353333; -102.622778 (Lynch Knife River Flint Quarry)
6 Menoken Indian Village Site
Menoken Indian Village Site
July 19, 1964
46°50′29″N 100°31′06″W / 46.841495°N 100.518386°W / 46.841495; -100.518386 (Menoken Indian Village Site)
Burleigh Site of village in 1200s CE, now a state park.

Historic areas of the NPS in North Dakota[edit]

National Historic Sites, National Historical Parks, some National Monuments, and certain other areas listed in the National Park system are historic landmarks of national importance that are highly protected already, often before the inauguration of the NHL program in 1960, and are then often not also named NHLs per se. There are two of these in North Dakota. The National Park Service lists these two together with the NHLs in the state,[3]

Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site is also an NHL and is listed above. The other one is:

Landmark name Image Date[4] established Location County Description
1 Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site KnifeRiverIndianVillagesNHS1.JPG October 26, 1974 Stanton Mercer Three villages

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  3. ^ These are listed on p.114 of "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State", November 2007 version.
  4. ^ Date of listing as National Historic Site or similar designation, from various sources in articles indexed.