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

 

Learn more about these other Historic Sites in Dakota County.

This was the site of Chief Medicine Bottle’s Dakota village. Plans for a town earned it a place on the maps, but it drew few settlers. There were actually two Pine Bend post offices in Inver Grove...
413 West 2nd StreetBuilt in 1870, Italianate, 2-1/2 stories, clapboard, hipped roof, bracketed cornice, bay windows, portico, full front porch.
418 West 2nd StreetBuilt in 1858, Greek Revival, 2 stories, clapboard, six over six windows.
In 1865 a railroad trestle and swing bridge was built to Fort Snelling. The 520 foot long bridge featured a 250 foot swing span and carried the first Dakota County Railroad, the Minnesota Central....
Location: 9091 Inver Grove TrailPerhaps “The House of Eight Gables” in Inver Grove Heights has the most romantic name of all the buildings in Dakota County on the National Register. Story has it...

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