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... cottages'. They are fishing mad.
Then were went to New Ulm, which was settled by the Germans. It has a Glockenspiel in the centre. Then on to Sleepy Eye where we saw the house they used to live, and saw the monumemt to 'Sleepy Eye', a local chief of the Soiux tribe, whom the town is named for.
We ate dinner at the local restaurant and Grace and Carroll met several people they knew who were surprised to see them. We were introduced as their son Michael's New Zealand ...
After breakfast, (Grace and Carroll stayed at the hotel too),we had a tour of downtown St Paul - this is one side of the river, and Minneapolis is the other side, they are locally called the twin cities. Looked at the University and city buildings, then stopped at the Capitol -Where the senate, the house of representatives and supreme court are. Very ornate inside with marble columns and stair cases. There are the old flags from the local regiments ...
... You don't see the bolt of lightening, you hear thunder and then the sky lights up. It is quite pretty and awesome to see. There is actually a tornado watch on for tonight. I feel like Dorothy waiting for her house to get sucked up into a tornado and taken away. But at least I will be in my little happy house on wheels.
Today I saw two Amish ladies. They were pushing babies in English strollers and I didn't see a horse and buggy and they ...
... up some time and hopped on to I-90. The Mississippi bridge was under construction and were able to pull over onto the work lane to snap a few Photos. After gassing up off the highway we decided to take Route 14 W. to New Ulm Minnesota. Tomorrow we are off to Hill City South Dakota which is about 520 miles away. Good news, we heard from our friends and they made it safely to South Dakota. 345 /- ...
... to the Dakota Nation. The actions of the U.S. Government sparked the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862.
In 1868, Mankato became the site of the second Normal School in Minnesota. The facility became a teachers’ college in 1922. The building was destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1924. To accommodate the large numbers of students after World War II, the curriculum expanded to include science and fine arts courses. The ...
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