Have you ever wondered what life was like for the people who lived here before us? Step back in time and discover their stories through the historic sites of Three Rivers Park District. Evidence within the parks tells how people have lived, worked and played here for over 12,000 years.
Today you can uncover the life and times of a legendary wilderness guide or follow a family of immigrants on their long journey to Minnesota. Investigate the farmstead that transformed the Upper Midwest into America’s dairy belt, or relax lakeside on a Gilded Age estate whose majestic gardens have been inspiring guests for over a century. By exploring history, you’ll unlock the stories of life on this land and see how it still influences us today.
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