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CLOSED for the season til Memorial Day weekend 2020. With a human history more than 10,000 years in the making, the area today known as Fort Snelling means different things to different people. Explore the past through tours, demonstrations, and...more
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Great re-enactors, a fascinating and troubled history of white / native conflict, especially. Large grounds with interesting buildings.
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My teen daughter and I attended this living history fort and it was amazing! :) We thought it would be an hour or so but we spent well over 2 hours listening and learning. There was a blacksmith and the living quarters of Dred and Harriet Scott. The staff were so very well
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Historic Fort Snelling Guides you through history. The Fort played a big part in Native American history. Slavery this far north existed here. Two mighty rivers meet outside its walls. It shows the life style of soldiers, and what their lives were like during that period.
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I love visiting places like Fort Snelling because I'm a bit of a history nerd, and I enjoyed coming here. Sometimes these places can be boring with not having too much or being too kid-friendly, but this was interesting. There were several exhibits to explore and there's cannon
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I can't believe it too me so long to visit. Such an authentic experience. I had an out of town visitor, so we headed over, not knowing what to expect. The property is very large, with family friendly activities running all day long. (The cannon shooting was my favorite.) Local
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