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By the Waters of Minnetonka

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By the Waters of Minnetonka - Dregni, Eric
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Lake Minnetonka is renowned for its natural beauty as well as the prominent people it has attracted to its shores as a historic site of grand hotels, steamboats, and wealthy visitors from around the world, and as the home of the legendary Excelsior Amusement Park. But did you know that early European settlers to the region faced conditions so dire that they named an outlet of the lake "Purgatory Creek"? Or that a ginseng boom brought slaves to Wayzata to harvest the plant's roots? Many know that Frank Lloyd Wright designed ...

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By the Waters of Minnetonka 2014, University of Minnesota Press

ISBN-13: 9780816683154

Hardcover