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Walking Tour: Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

June 25 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits, and whiskey. Tour the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago: crooks, landowners, saloon owners, and hoteliers all went to the Falls to turn a profit or to raise a little ruckus. The conflict between moral upright society and the dissipated partiers at the Falls is a fascinating and forgotten story. Organized by Hennepin History Museum and lead by former HHM Board Member and historian Karen Cooper. 90 minutes in length; 1 mile.

Location: Tour departs from the Longfellow House, 4800 S Minnehaha Park Drive, Mpls, 55417

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Date:
June 25
Time:
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Cost:
$10 – $14
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Website:
https://hennepinhistory.org/event/a-raucous-ramble-around-minnehaha-falls-5/