The Long Legacy of the Leavenworth Expedition


  • Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

Minnesota historian and author Gary Brueggemann will give a special pictorial presentation at the historic Pond House on Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m., about the Leavenworth Expedition which included extraordinary hardships and the tragic deaths of dozens of soldiers. It was the largest expedition to enter the "land of the Dacotah" and launched the development of Fort Snelling. Gary is a retired college history professor and author.

House tour at 1:30 pm. Suggested donation $2, youth through high school are free. The Pond House is located in Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th St, Bloomington.

Sponsored by the Pond Dakota Heritage Society. For more information visit


Gideon and Agnes Pond House
Between Nicollet and Portland Avenues
401 East 104th Street
Bloomington, MN