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Fort Snelling as painted by Henry Lewis ca. 1840.






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The Falls of St. Anthony, given its present name by French missionary Louis Hennepin, is shown in this painting by the artist Henry Lewis as it looked in the 1840s.






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The Minnesota River rises on the Minnesota-South Dakota border and flows eastward into the Mississippi. Its valley was the home of the Dakota Indians, as shown in this painting by Henry Lewis, ca 1840.






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Minnehaha Falls as painted by Henry Lewis ca. 1840.






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The hamlet of St. Paul (then called Pig's Eye) was settled in 1839 at the first convenient steamboat landing downriver from Fort Snelling. Painting by Lewis, ca. 1840.






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The mouth of the St. Croix showing a raft of logs being floated downstream to one of the many mills along the Mississippi. Painting by Lewis, ca. 1840.






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Barn Bluff rises on the left in this painting by Henry Lewis, ca. 1840. A Dakota Indian town and the houses of missionaries then occupied the site of Red Wing.






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Lake Pepin as painted by Henry Lewis, ca. 1840.






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Red Rock. 1840 Painting by Henry Lewis.



 
 


 

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