Cellpic Sunday – 28 February 2021

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota.

The South Unit of the park is by far the most popular of the three units. Last week’s Cellpic Sunday featured a view of the North Unit. We didn’t make the trip through to the third park unit, Elkhorn Ranch, as that part of the park is undeveloped and only available to those with 4-wheel drive vehicles probably meant more for off-roading than anything else. The largest section of the park, the South Unit entrance is located on the main street of the city of Medora. Continue reading

The Medora Musical – 50 years of Summer Entertainment

Medora-7

Medora, North Dakota

In 1883, a young French nobleman, the Marquis de Mores, with the help of family money founded a town on the Little Missouri River. Named after the Marquis’ wife, the town of Medora consisted of a meat packing plant, hotel, some stores and a large residence for him and his wife. In only a few years, the Marquis’ businesses ended in failure, but the town survived.  Continue reading

Theodore Roosevelt National Park – North Dakota’s Connection to the Presidency

View from Painted Canyon Rest Area

Medora, North Dakota

“When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory to hunt bison in 1883, he was a skinny, young, spectacled dude from New York. He could not have imagined how his adventure in this remote and unfamiliar place would forever alter the course of the nation. Continue reading