• A fall day on Mt. Rose overlooking the historic depot at Grand Portage.

    Grand Portage

    National Monument Minnesota

History & Culture

This section contains people, places (historic gardens and archeological research), stories and collection information which includes photo galleries with high resolution photos from the collections of Grand Portage National Monument relevant to this unique site.
 
Historic Three Sisters Garden
Historic gardener talks with visitors at the three sisters garden in the Ojibwe Village during a guided walk of Grand Portage National Monument.
NPS Photo / Mike Plummer-Steen

Did You Know?

Drawing by C.W. Jefferys of David Thompson in Athabaska Pass 1810.

The great geographer David Thompson mapped most of Canada and the northern U.S. west of Grand Portage (1794-1821) a tribute to the exploratory achievements of the Nor’westers.