Lac qui Parle Mission Historic Site, northwest of Montevideo, Chippewa County Highway 13, Minnesota

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Lac qui Parle Mission Historic Site

Lac qui Parle Mission
Address: Chippewa County Highway 13
Chippewa County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year Established: 1835
Historic Function: Indian mission
Other Historic Function: Indian mission
Current Function: Historic site


Fur trader Joseph Renville, who ran a fur post nearby, invited missionaries to this site. The mission was established in 1835. The missionaries left Lac qui Parle in 1854.


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The site is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society and operated by the Chippewa County Historical Society.

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