Visiting the Gideon and Agnes Pond House

Hands-on history programs take place on Sundays, 1 – 4 p.m. through December at Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 East 104th Street. Confirm programming at blm.mn/parksFB or call 952-563-8877.

The Gideon and Agnes Pond House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The City purchased the site in 1975.

“Not all suburban communities are preserving their history to the extent Bloomington is. Bloomington has really prioritized its emphasis on history and it’s laudable,” Ludwig said.