This Is Where History Happened
Tatanka Bluffs provides a unique tourism destination; visitors come to learn about the natural and cultural history of Minnesota while simultaneously enjoying one of the state’s foremost natural treasures.
At the Redwood County Museum, guests come to appreciate the role the steamboat played in developing parts of the region at the turn of the 20th century.
Guests can visit historic battlefields and develop a greater understanding of the events leading to the most significant conflict in Minnesota history, the Dakota Uprising.
Minnesota history happened here; visitors to Redwood and Renville Counties have the opportunity to witness the sites first-hand. Among other places, our guests may be interested in visiting:
- Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum/Fragments of a Dream Pageant
- Birch Coulee Battlefield
- Fort Ridgely
- Jeffers Petroglyphs
- Sod House
- Harkin Store
- Gilfillan Estate
- Wood Lake Battlefield
Trace Your Family History in the Minnesota River Valley
Do you have parents or grandparents from Redwood County or Renville County? Visit any of our community libraries or museums to learn more about your family history.
To learn more about historic tourism in the Minnesota River Valley or to have your location added to our listing, contact us today.