Welcome


After you have seen one of the outdoor land survey markers or viewed the 1832 LAND SURVEY web page (link above), GIVE US FEEDBACK BY CLICKING:  BOONE

MARKING A SIGNIFICANT EVENT IN HISTORY
Nathan Boone’s land survey
of the Neutral Ground in 1832
Unveiled in October
Shore Acres Road along the Wagon Wheel Trail (above)
and Skunk Hollow Road


Gratitude to Project Partners
City of La Crescent
La Crescent Public Library
La Crescent Township

FUNDING
The project was made possible in part by the people of Minnesota through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 

PROJECT ADVISORS
Don Borcherding, a licensed professional surveyor with 45 years’ experience in land surveying, survey research, and survey history

Gwen Westerman, a scholar of Dakota history and language and a professor in English at Minnesota State University, Mankato

 


The History Center and Apple Museum will open in the spring on Saturdays 10 to 2.


YOU CAN CONTACT US   
507-895-1857  OR  LAHS1857@GMAIL.COM
for a group tour

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COMING SOON – Letters Home,
a downloadable exhibit

A community newsletter sent to service men and women from the area …
and letters they sent back to their hometown, La Crescent.  

 


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We are featured in the promotion
“County by County” sponsored by Fox 25/48 and WIProud 
<Click on the image below>

Houston County: Apple Museum

 

ASK US ABOUT GROUP TOURS IN 2021

 

Handicapped parking available behind
the big red shed.

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We will be recognized and respected for preserving the cultural heritage
of the La Crescent area