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Traverse des Sioux
1851 North Minnesota Avenue
St. Peter, MN 56082

Hours

Year round:
Daily, dawn-dusk
 
School and other group tours available upon request. 

Admission

Free

Visit the adjacent Treaty Site History Center, hours and admission.

 

Contact

507-934-2160

2014 Nov / Dec

No events are currently scheduled at this historic site.

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Traverse des Sioux

A primary crossing of the lower Minnesota River used by generations of Dakota and early French fur traders as a trading outpost. Traverse des Sioux was the site of treaty negotiations in 1851 between the U.S. government and the Dakota.

The site is managed by the Nicollet County Historical Society.

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