The Minnesota River

Exhibit runs: December 2016 through May 2017river-logo

Location: Scott County Historical Society

From early Native Americans to leisure excursions, this exhibit explores the many ways people have experienced the Minnesota River over time.

  • Steamboats brought supplies and settlers
  • Ferry’s carried people and supplies from bank to bank
  • Towns developed
  • Cargill was a major port during World War II
  • and MN River freight is still big business today.