While you’re in the area, make sure you visit these other nearby historical sites.
Exhibits and ground markers tell the tale of this 1853 military outpost, which saw combat during the US-Dakota War of 1862. Located within Fort Ridgely State Park.
Explore an authentic 1870s general store and its original inventory, left behind when the town of West Newton was bypassed by the railroad.
Lower Sioux Agency
The US-Dakota War of 1862's first attack took place here. Exhibits help you understand Dakota life and culture, and the war's underlying causes.
W. W. Mayo House
The historic home of the founders of both the Mayo Clinic and the Green Giant Company.