Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

New exhibit highlights Rice County in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 » Alexander Faribault & Dakota trader

This sculptor of Alexander Faribault trading with a Dakota trading partner stands in Faribault’s Heritage Park near the Straight River and site of Faribault’s trading post. Faribault artist Ivan Whillock created this sculpture which sits atop a fountain known as the Bea Duncan Memorial Fountain.

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