Water Power at Rapidan (reprinted from February 25, 1939 Mankato Free Press)

Issue Date: 
Winter 2002

Extensive history of the Rapidan Dam area, from 1854 to 1939, big in the days of the Winnebago Indians, continuing through flour and grist mills to water power and the present hydroelectric plant.

Key Word Search Terms: 
Rapidan Mill, Northern States Power Company, Rodgers Mill, Willard, Moreland, Winnebago Indian Reservation, Kenworthy, Swan, Mendenhall, Cook, Knutsen, Baker, Pipers, Warnee, Dilley, Widell, Johnson Smithy, Wier, Spencer, Weller, McDonald, Kennedy, Buck, Piper, Shores, Rockwood, Kenworthy Mill, Rapidan Dam