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Mendota Walking Tour


Classes for Adults / Trips & Travelogues -
Summer 2022 - Adult

Stroll through early Minnesota History with a walking tour of the City of Mendota. Learn about the geological history of the land and also the abundant wildlife that finds its home there. We'll learn about the Native American history of the area through the early European-American settlers up to the present day. And take in historic sites including St. Peter's Catholic Church, the Sibley Historic Site, and the main street buildings of Mendota.  Tour will cover approximately 1.5 - 2 miles.

Wear good hiking shoes as the banks of the river can be muddy. The tour meets in the public parking lot off of Sibley Memorial Highway, Just north of St Peter's Catholic Church,1405 Sibley Memorial Highway, Mendota Heights, MN 55150.   https://goo.gl/maps/JAZhLUMWon7aPkMA6

Tour Activity Rating: 4 (Demanding - Extensive walking/stairs/standing)

"All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."

Troy Parkinson

Troy Parkinson has a love for nature and local history. As a documentary filmmaker by trade, he has worked on projects for History Channel and Discovery Health. After exploring Twin Cities neighborhoods for years and researching their unique histories, Troy is excited to share his passion and perspective on these walking tours.

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  Troy Parkinson


St Peter's Catholic Church
Saturday, Jul 23
1:00 - 3:00 PM

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Min Age   16 yr.

Full - waiting list


$ 20.00
Cost of Class