Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

 

Learn more about these other Historic Sites in Dakota County.

Location: Vermillion and 3rd StreetsThe Dakota County Courthouse, constructed from 1869 to 1871, remains one of the most dominant structures in downtown Hastings, even though an unsympathetic...
Location: 19185 Akin RoadThe Daniel F. Akin House holds a unique position in Minnesota and national history; it has been the site of continuous weather observation since 1885. Coupled with Fort...
The summer home of the first conductor of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Emil Oberhoffer, stands overlooking Orchard Lake on Judicial Road in Lakeville. The house, built from 1914 to 1918, has...
The Exchange Bank Building was built at 344 Third Street in 1880 after a disastrous fire in 1879 destroyed many wooden structures in the downtown Farmington area. This handsome commercial building...
The Faribault House was built in 1836 originally as a tavern when the young town of Mendota was then part of the Michigan Territory. This structure featured locally quarried stone with basement...

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