Joseph Nicollet and his map

Text excerpt from the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux permanent exhibit at the Nicollet County Historical Society-Treaty Site History Center. French scientist, geographer, and mathematician Joseph Nicollet led three important expeditions from 1836 through 1839. His Map of the Hydrographical Basin of the Upper Mississippi covered parts of what would

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Bob Looks Back: The Early Years of Nicollet County Creameries

The story of the creameries in Nicollet County revolves around the butter produced during the county’s early years.

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