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Pond-Dakota Mission Park and Gideon Pond House

401 E 104th St, Bloomington, MN 55420-5416
952-563-8693952-563-8693
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Pond-Dakota Mission Park

This park houses a 19th century federalist style building on the National Register of Historic... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Alice C
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Bloomington, Minnesota
Well-done glimpse of history; worth visiting

The Pond-Dakota Mission Park and Gideon Pond House is a well-maintained house and grounds of one of... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
queenmalley
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minneapolis mn
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6 Oct 2017
“Pond-Dakota Mission Park”
21 Apr 2015
“Well-done glimpse of history; worth visiting”
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401 E 104th St, Bloomington, MN 55420-5416
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This park houses a 19th century federalist style building on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the Gideon and Agnes Pond House. The Pond Dakota Heritage Society hosts events at the Pond House every Sunday 1-4 pm, on the Dakota people, missionaries, and...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2015

The Pond-Dakota Mission Park and Gideon Pond House is a well-maintained house and grounds of one of the first missionary sites in Minnesota, Mr. Gideon. The Pond-Dakota is authentic and keeps to its historical mission. There are classes, tours and speakers to give visitors a...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2014

Gaining access to Gideon's house may be dicey, due to schedule, but it is worth the short side trip, just for glorious view of the Minnesota River Valley. Particularly on a cold day, in late fall -- a visitor can not fail to time-travel back...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

I am a history fan so spending on the bluff of the Minnesota River Valley knowing the Indians camped just below is appealing to me. The Pond house is open for tours during limited hours. It is an out of the way place to go...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2014

This is a small gem of a historical house and park. For a visitor who is interested in the complex relations between Native Americans and white settlers, the house of Gideon and Agnes Pond (1856) tells an interesting story. Beginning in 1843 and continuing through...More

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