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


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The Spiral Bridge was less roadway and more roller coaster! The bridge was built in 1895 with an interesting spiral that wound down to the Hastings business streets. The reason for the design was...
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Vermillion was dedicated in 1914. The church was enlarged in 1997 and remains the focal point of the Vermillion landscape.
St. Mathias Catholic Church was built in Hampton in 1900. The congregation was largely made up of German and Luxembourger immigrants and their descendants.
Location: 200 N. Concord“No handsomer live stock Exchange is to be found in the West than this one at South St. Paul,” the South St. Paul Reporter noted in 1887 after the Stockyard Exchange Building...
207 West 2nd StreetBuilt in 1875 of French Second Empire style, 2-1/2 stories, stucco, with a mansard roof.

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