These four buildings are among the oldest in Minnesota and harken back to the days when Mendota was the center of the fur trade in Minnesota. Tours are provided several times daily during from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
The Sibley Historic Site contains some of the oldest Euro-American settlement buildings in Minnesota. Four distinctive limestone buildings remain across the river from Historic Fort Snelling. The buildings mark the American Fur Company's control over the region's important Dakota trade from 1825 to 1853.
Visitors can take tours of the site and learn more about the history of Sibley and the fur trade.
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Nearby SitesFort Snelling State Park, Historic Fort Snelling, Crosby Farm Regional Park, Lilydale/Harriet Island Regional Park, , Minnehaha Regional Park
Last updated: February 28, 2020