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Photo of a man plowing the ground in Victoria Minnesota. Photo taken in late 1800s early 1900s

Long before the settlers and pioneers arrived, Victoria, Minnesota was inhabited by Native Americans. The Native group was the Dakota Indians, and the tribe that settled in the Carver area was the Mdewakanton tribe. Michael Diethelm, from Switzerland, is said to be the first European settler in the Victoria area when he set up a… Read more »

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