We're on a Mission...

to preserve the rich history of the Dakota and their relationship with early Minnesota settlers and Christian missionaries, and to explore contrasting cultural and religious viewpoints.

Drop-in Program: Tying the Knot

Learn More04/11/2021

Learn all about rope – a very important tool on the frontier. Hear the story of Samuel Pond’s wedding when several of the guests were snowed in with the couple after they tied the knot!

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation.


Tour: Mystery House Tours

Learn More04/18/2021

Examine the historic Gideon and Agnes Pond House from the outside-in! Learn about the brick markings, the wavy window, and why there is a door on every side of the house.

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation.


Bloomington Dakota Language Camp

Learn More07/13/2021 - 07/15/2021

Attend the 10th annual Dakota Language Camp! Learn the Dakota Language through songs, dancing, games, crafts, and feasting.

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation, University of Minnesota.


Prairie Profiles: The Pond House Video

the pond house videoSee VideoView the award-winning video, “The Pond House,” which traces the history of the house through its builder and his great-grandson, and focuses on their important relationship with the Dakota people.

 

Produced by filmmaker Barbara Britain.

 

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We're on a Mission...

to preserve the rich history of the Dakota and their relationship with early Minnesota settlers and Christian missionaries, and to explore contrasting cultural and religious viewpoints.

Drop-in Program: Tying the Knot

Learn More04/11/2021

Learn all about rope – a very important tool on the frontier. Hear the story of Samuel Pond’s wedding when several of the guests were snowed in with the couple after they tied the knot!

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation.


Tour: Mystery House Tours

Learn More04/18/2021

Examine the historic Gideon and Agnes Pond House from the outside-in! Learn about the brick markings, the wavy window, and why there is a door on every side of the house.

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation.


Bloomington Dakota Language Camp

Learn More07/13/2021 - 07/15/2021

Attend the 10th annual Dakota Language Camp! Learn the Dakota Language through songs, dancing, games, crafts, and feasting.

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation, University of Minnesota.


Prairie Profiles: The Pond House Video

the pond house videoSee VideoView the award-winning video, “The Pond House,” which traces the history of the house through its builder and his great-grandson, and focuses on their important relationship with the Dakota people.

 

Produced by filmmaker Barbara Britain.

 

Find Programs and Events

<< Apr 2021 >>
SMTWTFS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

Programs and Events List