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Post by ● Jun 6, 2016

City of White Bear Lake: A Brief History

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The first inhabitants of White Bear Lake were the Dakota and Ojibway Indians, who used this land for hunting and harvesting. In an 1825 treaty, the United States government designated the area that today is known as White Bear Lake as Dakota land, but later bought the portion east of the Mississippi for settlement. In… Read more »



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City of West St. Paul: A Brief History

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The first inhabitants of West St. Paul were the Sioux and Mendota Indians. The Sioux people lived in the villages of Kaposia in what is now the east side of the city, while the Mendota people lived on the west. The date of their settlement is believed to have been several years before any white… Read more »


Post by ● Jun 6, 2016

City of South St. Paul: A Brief History

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The earliest inhabitants to the South Saint Paul area were the Mdewakanton Dakota Indians. The tribe’s members lived in a village known as Kaposia on the banks of the Mississippi River. However, in the years between 1851 and 1854, the Indians were moved from the area by the federal government in order to open the… Read more »


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Brief History of Rosemount Minnesota

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The area of Rosemount was first inhabited by the Lower Band Mdewakanton of the Santee Sioux Tribe, who settled on the glacial plains. However, in 1851 Chief Little Crow, leader of the New Ulm Indian Uprising, signed a treaty at Pilot Knob in Mendota, turning the land over to the federal government. The first settlers… Read more »


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Brief History of Northfield Minnesota

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In January 1855, Northfield was first settled by John Wesley North who moved from St Anthony Falls, MN to settle land receded by the Dakota tribe. North settled in Northfield because of its close proximity to the Cannon River and its potential for hydrologic power and natural resources. North and his brother-in-law George Loomis constructed… Read more »


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City of Eagan: A Brief History

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The first residents of the Eagan area were the Dakota or Sioux Indians. Around 1740, a settlement known as Black Dog Village was documented along the Minnesota River.  European interest in this region began with the French explorers and fur traders during the 1600’s.  Eagan remained under French domain (and for a time under Spanish… Read more »


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Trusted, relevant, and engaging neighborhood insights from your favorite local real estate experts, the www.TwinCitiesPropertyFinder.com Team! We provide thousands of in-depth stories about local Minnesota schools, parks, community events, neighborhoods and upcoming developments.As local realtors we don’t just work in the Twin Cities, we live here!  Come explore and learn more local insights and community… Read more »


Post by ● Apr 4, 2016

City of Lakeville: A Brief History

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The Sioux people were the earliest inhabitants of southern Minnesota, including the present day City of Lakeville. In 1853, Captain William B. Dodd designed and directed the construction of a road that served as a practical land route connecting the military forts in Saint Paul to southern forts. In the year 1855, J.J. Brackett, a… Read more »


Post Category: Minnesota History

Tagged: Minnesota History, White Bear Lake Minnesota, , , , , , , ,

The first inhabitants of White Bear Lake were the Dakota and Ojibway Indians, who used this land for hunting and harvesting. In an 1825 treaty, the United States government designated the area that today is known as White Bear Lake as Dakota land, but later bought the portion east of the Mississippi for settlement. In… Read more »

Tagged: Minnesota History, West Saint Paul Minnesota, , , , ,

The first inhabitants of West St. Paul were the Sioux and Mendota Indians. The Sioux people lived in the villages of Kaposia in what is now the east side of the city, while the Mendota people lived on the west. The date of their settlement is believed to have been several years before any white… Read more »

Tagged: Minnesota History, South Saint Paul Minnesota, , , , , ,

The earliest inhabitants to the South Saint Paul area were the Mdewakanton Dakota Indians. The tribe’s members lived in a village known as Kaposia on the banks of the Mississippi River. However, in the years between 1851 and 1854, the Indians were moved from the area by the federal government in order to open the… Read more »

Tagged: Minnesota History, Rosemount Minnesota, , , , ,

The area of Rosemount was first inhabited by the Lower Band Mdewakanton of the Santee Sioux Tribe, who settled on the glacial plains. However, in 1851 Chief Little Crow, leader of the New Ulm Indian Uprising, signed a treaty at Pilot Knob in Mendota, turning the land over to the federal government. The first settlers… Read more »

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Tagged: Minnesota History, Northfield Minnesota, , , ,

In January 1855, Northfield was first settled by John Wesley North who moved from St Anthony Falls, MN to settle land receded by the Dakota tribe. North settled in Northfield because of its close proximity to the Cannon River and its potential for hydrologic power and natural resources. North and his brother-in-law George Loomis constructed… Read more »

Tagged: Eagan Minnesota, Minnesota History, , , , ,

The first residents of the Eagan area were the Dakota or Sioux Indians. Around 1740, a settlement known as Black Dog Village was documented along the Minnesota River.  European interest in this region began with the French explorers and fur traders during the 1600’s.  Eagan remained under French domain (and for a time under Spanish… Read more »

Tagged: Buyers, Community Life, Community Profiles, For Sale By Owner, Golf Communities, Iconic Houses, Investors, Luxury Homes, Minneapolis Communities, Minnesota History, Minnesota Lakes, Minnesota Schools, Neighborhoods, Parks and Trails, Recommended Professionals, Relocation, Sellers, Testimonials

Trusted, relevant, and engaging neighborhood insights from your favorite local real estate experts, the www.TwinCitiesPropertyFinder.com Team! We provide thousands of in-depth stories about local Minnesota schools, parks, community events, neighborhoods and upcoming developments.As local realtors we don’t just work in the Twin Cities, we live here!  Come explore and learn more local insights and community… Read more »

Tagged: Community Profiles, Lakeville Minnesota, Minnesota History, , , , , ,

The Sioux people were the earliest inhabitants of southern Minnesota, including the present day City of Lakeville. In 1853, Captain William B. Dodd designed and directed the construction of a road that served as a practical land route connecting the military forts in Saint Paul to southern forts. In the year 1855, J.J. Brackett, a… Read more »

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