The State Historical Society of North Dakota oversees the State Museum, the Pembina State Museum, and 55 historic sites. Our mission is “to preserve, interpret, and promote the heritage of North Dakota and its people.”
From dinosaurs to tipis to space suits, we know you will find HISTORY FOR everyone.
The Will’s were a prominent Bismarck family that owned a seed company and had a variety of interests. They researched and collected materials dealing with North Dakota archaeology, dendrology, ethnobotany, the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara people, and the history of Bismarck and the Northern Plains.The processing of the Will Family collection was completed in 2014. For a complete inventory and to learn more click here.