Geographical Center Monument

Museum, Geographical Center of North America, Highway 2, North Dakota, Prairie Village Museum, Rugby, ND
​​​The modest monument marking the Geographical Center of North America is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and North Dakota Highway 3 in Rugby, North Dakota. And, less than a tenth of a mile from the monument, you'll find Prairie Village Museum.

Area Attractions

Local att​ractions
Regional attractions
  • Victorian Dress Museum  Victorian-style dresses displayed in historic church. Tours by appointment, 701-776-2189.

  • Northern Lights Tower  Sculpture inspired by northern lights, flower gardens, picnic shelter & playground adjacent to Prairie Village Museum.

  • Ellery Park  Pretty park with picnic area, restrooms, playground & bandstand. One mile from Prairie Village Museum.

  • Historic buildings  Pierce County Courthouse, Rugby Train Depot, Rugby Post Office, and Anderson Funeral Home.

  • ​Niewoehner Bell Tower  30-foot tower made up of 15 bells collected from churches, schools, the Rugby Fire Department, and a Great Northern locomotive.

 

  • Rugby Golf Course  Beautiful 9-hole golf course. 701-662-2408

  • Walking path & nature park  Stretch your legs 3-mile paved walking path in a 26-acre nature park.

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Museum, Geographical Center of North America, Highway 2, North Dakota, Prairie Village Museum, Rugby, ND
Flowerbeds at International Peace Garden, 45 miles north of Rugby, N.D.
Prairie dogs thrive at Sllys Hill National Game Preserve at Fort Totten, N.D.
Rugby Chamber of Commerce