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to the top of Nicollet Tower for a breathtaking three-state
view. The observation tower honors Joseph N. Nicollet,
the French mapmaker who explored the Coteau Des Prairies
in the 1830's.
The Nicollett Interpretive Center displays John S. Wilson
artwork and Nicollet's great map. A video presentation
illustrates Nicollet's expedition and describes the culture
of the Dakota tribes.
To learn more about the Joseph N. Nicollet Tower, click
on a link above.