Geographical Center of North America

2021, North Dakota, Road Trip, States

Visiting the Geographical Center of North America Monument wasn’t the magnet that drew us to the heart of Rugby, North Dakota but was a definite bonus. We headed here to visit the Prairie Village Museum, a Harvest Hosts site and an amazing collection of Americana dating back to the 1880’s and chronicling life on the prairie from the late Nineteenth into the Twentieth Century. It’s a self guided walking tour of the twenty buildings and four exhibit halls that comprise the museum, from an 1885 log cabin to the 1930’s city home of a successful businessman, from a one room 1906 schoolhouse to a two story school building that served the community into the 1960’s, and so much more. Besides the geographical center monument, two of the museum’s exhibits rate mention on the Roadside America website: the world’s tallest man, and Queen Victoria’s gown.

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  1. Amanda

    This looks like a place I want to put on my list!

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