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Sibley House


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1356 Sibley Memorial Way
Mendota, MN 55150
United States

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Sibley House

Sibley House
Sibley House
Sibley House
Sibley House
Sibley House
Sibley House

(??.? miles from you)

1356 Sibley Memorial Way
Mendota, MN 55150
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Young Henry Sibley began building the Sibley House in 1838 after he came here to work as a regional manager for the American Fur Company. He later became the first governor of Minnesota.

The Sibley Historic Si

The Minnesota Historical Society gives tours of the house and other restored historic buildings on the site. Tours are provided several times daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Why You Should Go...

Young Henry Sibley began building the Sibley House in 1838 after he came here to work as a regional manager for the American Fur Company. He later became the first governor of Minnesota.

The Sibley Historic Site contains some of the oldest Euro-American settlement buildings in Minnesota. These four distinct limestone buildings remain across the river from Historic Fort Snelling and harken back to the days when Mendota was the center of the fur trade in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Historical Society gives tours of the house and other restored historic buildings on the site. Tours are provided several times daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Military

Parking: Street, Bus

Extra Fun...

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Minnesota students in the 6th grade may sign up for the Minnesota History Pass, which allows them free admission to Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums.

During the summer, tours leave the Dupuis House at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm, and last approximately 60 minutes.

Fun Facts

Henry H. Sibley was elected as Minnesota’s first governor in 1858.

After Sibley moved to St. Paul in 1862, the house was sold to St. Peter’s church. It was used as a school and convent in the 1860s and 70s and as an art studio in the 1890s. It was deserted in the 1900s.

The Sibley House became Minnesota’s first official historic site on June 14, 1910.

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Why You Should Go...

Young Henry Sibley began building the Sibley House in 1838 after he came here to work as a regional manager for the American Fur Company. He later became the first governor of Minnesota.

The Sibley Historic Site contains some of the oldest Euro-American settlement buildings in Minnesota. These four distinct limestone buildings remain across the river from Historic Fort Snelling and harken back to the days when Mendota was the center of the fur trade in Minnesota.

The Minnesota Historical Society gives tours of the house and other restored historic buildings on the site. Tours are provided several times daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Seasonally: May, June, July, August, September

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Military

Parking: Street, Bus

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Minnesota students in the 6th grade may sign up for the Minnesota History Pass, which allows them free admission to Minnesota Historical Society sites and museums.

During the summer, tours leave the Dupuis House at 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm, and last approximately 60 minutes.

Fun Facts

Henry H. Sibley was elected as Minnesota’s first governor in 1858.

After Sibley moved to St. Paul in 1862, the house was sold to St. Peter’s church. It was used as a school and convent in the 1860s and 70s and as an art studio in the 1890s. It was deserted in the 1900s.

The Sibley House became Minnesota’s first official historic site on June 14, 1910.

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