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Sep 15, 2011 - Upper Wisconsin Great River Road

Today we took a drive down The Great River Road from the town of Prescott, Wisconsin to the town of Fountain City, Wisconsin. We've never been this far up on the Great River Road before. The highlight of the day was the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minnesota. We crossed the Mississippi to take a tour. Besides we wanted to visit Wabasha just because of the movie "Grumpy Old Men". We did drive by Slippery's and get a picture too. According to the website for the National Eagle Center ( http://www.nationaleaglecenter.org) "The Upper...

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Aug 28, 2011 - The Great Mississippi - Wisconsin & Minnesota

The Mississippi River is the fourth longest river in the world; nicknamed the "Mighty Mississippi". Until you see it for yourself you don't realize how much raw product is shipped on barges on this river. We started in Prescott, WI and drove south on the "Great River Road" to Nelson, WI in the car (a day trip). When we started south in the motorhome we went down on the Minnesota side of the river starting in Red Wing, MN. Among other things we went to a harp makers shop where we saw him shape the harps from one piece of wood. While there I...

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Jul 17, 2011 - Back Into Wisconsin One More Time

From Dakotah Meadows RV Park – Prior Lake, MN First thing I would like to share with you is an opportunity to still experience the history and view photos of Historic Fort Snelling that we could not give you in Saturday’s post. In my disdain for state associated parks, museums and historic sites being closed to visitors I overlooked an option that would allow you to enjoy this attraction that is situated on and where history was made on the Mississippi River. Our friends Lindsay and Jerry were in this area in June and visited Fort Snelling...

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