Medicine Rock State Historic Site

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Medicine Rock State Historic Site
Nearest city Heil, North Dakota
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 86002757[1]
Added to NRHP September 25, 1986

Medicine Rock State Historic Site near Heil, North Dakota was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Other names associated with the site are Medicine Hill, Medicine Butte, Me-me-ho-pa, Medicine Stone, and Miho.[1]

It is the largest of six sites in North Dakota with rock art paintings, and was the location of ceremonies, and has been long known to natives and non-natives. Lewis and Clark did not visit it but wrote of it.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Medicine Rock State Historic Site". State Historical Society of North Dakota.