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Explore Pipestone! Discover a prairie gem, rich in culture and history. Visit the Pipestone National Monument, the centuries old site of the sacred soft red stone quarries. Explore the ¾-mile trail through the coteau prairie, view pipestone quarriers at work, and view beautiful Winnewissa Falls. Watch live pipe and craft stone carving demonstrations by traditional Native American artisans in the Interpretive Center.
Pipestone features one of Minnesota’s largest historic districts with twenty Sioux quartzite buildings built before 1900. Memorial Day to Labor Day take a tour of Pipestone’s historic district on the Saturday night Ghost Walk while a guide spins unusual tales and provides history of the area.
Stop into the Pipestone County Museum and see firsthand the wealth of history artfully preserved and displayed. Visit a replica of a Minnesota Fort at Fort Pipestone.
July is packed with events from a Red Hat Extravaganza to a Rendezvous to a Pow Wow. Civil War Days, held every other even numbered year (2014), includes authentic Civil War Battles plus historic life demonstrations.
For more information call us at 1-800-336-6125 or visit our website at www.pipestoneminnesota.com.