Welcome to the Tuesday Trivia – North Dakota and Link Party on Memories By The Mile.
became our 39th on Nov. 2, 1889.
1. The state capital is Bismarck and Fargo is the largest city.
Mandan Village On-a-Slant, located in Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park outside Bismarck (source)
2. Nickname are The Sioux State, The Flickertail State, The Peace Garden State and The Rough Rider State.
3. The town of Rugby is the geographical center of Northern America. It is a rock obelisk that stands almost 15 feet tall and is flanked by poles
that have flags of USA and Canada.
4. The International Peace Garden is located on the international boundary shared by North Dakota with Manitoba. In 1956 the
North Dakota Motor Vehicle Department placed the words Peace Garden State on license plates. The name proved to be pretty popular and
was formally adopted by the 1957 legislature.
5. The official state flower of North Dakota is the wild prairie rose. The flower has five bright pink petals along with a cluster of
yellow stamens at the center. Roses are grown in the state along roadsides, meadows and pastures.
6. North Dakota grows the maximum number of sunflowers in USA.
7. North Dakota was the first state to complete its Interstate highway system.
8. President Truman established the Theodore Roosevelt National Memorial Park on April 25, 1947, the first and only
National Memorial Park ever established.
A herd of wild horse in the park.
9. Kenmare is known as North Dakota’s Goose Capital. It is also the hunting haven up north and has a yearly snow goose count of at
least 400,000 birds.
10. White Butte is the highest natural point in North Dakota.
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