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Historical Markers in Frontenac, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Goodhue County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Goodhue County, MN (30) Dakota County, MN (52) Dodge County, MN (5) Olmsted County, MN (27) Rice County, MN (12) Wabasha County, MN (18) Pepin County, WI (6) Pierce County, WI (6)  GoodhueCounty(30) Goodhue County (30)  DakotaCounty(52) Dakota County (52)  DodgeCounty(5) Dodge County (5)  OlmstedCounty(27) Olmsted County (27)  RiceCounty(12) Rice County (12)  WabashaCounty(18) Wabasha County (18)  PepinCountyWisconsin(6) Pepin County (6)  PierceCounty(6) Pierce County (6)
Red Wing is the county seat for Goodhue County
Frontenac is in Goodhue County
      Goodhue County (30)  
ADJACENT TO GOODHUE COUNTY
      Dakota County (52)  
      Dodge County (5)  
      Olmsted County (27)  
      Rice County (12)  
      Wabasha County (18)  
      Pepin County, Wisconsin (6)  
      Pierce County, Wisconsin (6)  
 
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1Minnesota (Goodhue County), Frontenac — Christ Episcopal Church
Built to the Glory of God 1868 by Gen. Nathaniel C. McLean and Consecrated October 27th by Bishop Henry Whipple. This church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the . . . Map (db m45602) HM
2Minnesota (Goodhue County), Frontenac — GD-FLC-056 — Fort Beauharnois
On the shore of Lake Pepin just north of here a French expedition commanded by LaPerriere and accompanied by two Jesuits in September 1727 built a substantial log fort and the mission of St. Michael the Archangel. The post was occupied periodically . . . Map (db m45242) HM
3Minnesota (Goodhue County), Frontenac — Frontenac
This scenic Mississippi River site provided Native Americans food, shelter, and transportation for over 9,000 years. Count Frontenac, the Governor of New France, sponsored the first European explorers to this area in 1680. James (Bully) Wells . . . Map (db m47158) HM
4Minnesota (Goodhue County), Frontenac — GD-FLC-054 — Lake Pepin's Shell Game / In Search of Summer — Great River Road Minnesota —
Lake Pepin's Shell Game Celebrated today as a resort area, Lake Pepin had an earlier fame as a clamming center. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, more than 500 clammers worked the lake from their flat-bottomed johnboats, using giant . . . Map (db m51948) HM
5Minnesota (Goodhue County), Frontenac — Wakondiota Park
In the 1857 town plat of Frontenac (then called Westervelt), Wakondiota Park was designated as two blocks long, one block wide, and located at what is now the Christ Episcopal Church site. When the town was renamed in 1859, the park was moved one . . . Map (db m47877) HM
 
 
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022