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Explore some of Minnesota’s oldest standing buildings, including the home of Henry Hastings Sibley—fur trader, general, and our state’s first governor.
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Students learn about Minnesota’s past through the lens of Henry Sibley’s life, including history of the fur trade and US-Dakota relations in early Minnesota.
All programs support state of Minnesota academic standards in social studies.
1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy.
Mendota, MN 55150
- $5 per student, $50 minimum group fee
- Teachers free
- One free adult per 10 students
- Length: 75 minutes
- Free bus parking on street
- This site is managed by the Dakota County Historical Society.
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