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Sibley Historic Site

1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, MN 55120
+1 651-452-1596
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What a beautiful riverside historic area

What a beautiful riverside historic area. Lots of history for sure. It's worth a trip if you're... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
Good for History Buffs and not Ideologues !

A bit hard to find, in town of Mendota, opposite riverside from Fort Snelling, state does not mark... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2016
deem705
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Edina
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Visit some of Minnesota's oldest buildings and explore the early 1800s, when Mendota was a major center of the region's fur trade. Among the buildings is the home of Henry Hastings Sibley, successful fur trader and first governor of Minnesota. The site reopens for its season May 26, 2018.
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May 5, 2017
“What a beautiful riverside historic area”
Sep 11, 2016
“Good for History Buffs and not Ideologues !”
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1357 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota, MN 55120
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Reviewed May 6, 2017

What a beautiful riverside historic area. Lots of history for sure. It's worth a trip if you're in the area and the park is beautifully maintained as well.

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

A bit hard to find, in town of Mendota, opposite riverside from Fort Snelling, state does not mark access well---but its a great place for venturing into a unique complex of pre-statehood Minnesota history. It complements visits to Fort Snelling-the American outpost built on a...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

The guide was inappropriate and poor quality at this job. She stated that the Indians "sold" their land to the whites ( would you sell something that in your belief system, you don't own, where you can't understand the terms and language, and have no...More

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Reviewed November 5, 2014

Overall if you are a history buff and you are wanting more Twin Cities history after a quick stop by Fort Snelling, then the Sibley House is a cute small historical attraction for you... Home of the first Govenor of Minnesota in the very small...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2012

I think it is a little bit of a challenge to get to, but worth the trip if you are interested in Minnesota History. I would definitly combine it with a trip to the Alexander Ramsey House in St. Paul. They do well with kids...More

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