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Posted May 19, 2020 @ 9:40pm

Read Me~~~Dear Voyageur~~~I am a lifetime resident of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, which is now at three-quarters of a century. For the last quarter century, I have been a tour guide here.I have decided to retire from “active duty;” however, instead I have...

 

St. Paul's first resident and original namesake, "Pig's Eye"

Posted May 19, 2020 @ 9:07pm

St. Paul's first resident and original namesake, "Pig's Eye"~~~Tour Guide Notes ~~~Pierre “Pig’s Eye” Perrant – St. Paul’s first namesake ---Born - 1777 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario [although nobody seems to know exactly when or where.] Nor does anyone seem to know exactly how he got that eye...

 

Mark Twain in Saint Paul on the Mississippi

Posted May 12, 2020 @ 1:17pm

Mark Twain in Saint Paul on the MississippiThis article is being written. Stay tuned…

 

Stillwater, Minnesota - Gem on the St. Croix River

Posted May 11, 2020 @ 4:47pm

Stillwater, Minnesota -  Gem on the St. Croix River ~~~Tour Guide Notes ~~~ Take a trip back in time in Stillwater, Minnesota. Stillwater is a very popular destination for Twin Citians. It is only a 30 minute drive east of Saint Paul, so you can be in for a day of good fun and memories in a jiffy. It is...

 

Lakewood Chapel Minneapolis - Byzantine magnificence

Posted May 11, 2020 @ 12:04pm

Lakewood Chapel Minneapolis - Byzantine magnificence ~~~Tour Guide Notes ~~~ “If this chapel were somewhere in Europe, thousands of Americans would visit it each year...” --- a visiting journalist in 1931---I have guided thousands of Twin Cities Tours over the years, presenting multitudes of interesting attractions. ...

 

The mystical song of the Minnesota loon

Posted May 9, 2020 @ 11:56am

The mystical song of the Minnesota loon ~~~Tour Guide Notes~~~This is the intriguing sound you will hear around dusk on many of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes. It is the common loon and it is our State Bird.It carries its babies on its back to protect them from predatory fish like northern pike and Muskies, both of...

 

 
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