Minnehaha Falls


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Minnehaha Falls

(mĭn'ēhä`hä) [laughing water], 53 ft (16.1 m) high, SE Minn., in Minnehaha Creek, which flows from Lake Minnetonka (23 sq mi/60 sq km) SE to the Mississippi River. The surrounding area, including the gorge cut by the receding falls, is a state park. Most of the year only a thin trickle of water passes over the falls. The name Minnehaha is immortalized in Longfellow's Hiawatha.
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The project site is at the northeast corner of Minnehaha Avenue and Nawadaha Boulevard, and is across the street from the busy park on the Minnehaha Falls.<br />The $10 millionmarket-rateprojectwould be about four blocks south of the 46th Street Station on the Blue Linelight rail route, according to a project description on the Longfellow Community Council website.<br />If approved, theapartment buildingwould become thesecond built inan otherwise single-family neighborhood on the north side of the park.Lander built the other one in 2011 -- the 48-unit Parkway West Apartments, at 4556 46th Ave.
Officially named "Wednesdays with Wheel Fun Rentals" this program offers local charities their choice of the following activities for free: mini golf at Malt-Tees in Richfield, watercrafts at Lake Calhoun, or Surrey bikes at Minnehaha Falls. The program accommodates two nonprofit groups each Wednesday with up to 20 participants in each group.
He travelled from Spillville, Iowa, to Minnesota, and it was there, above the Minnehaha Falls on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, that he heard something in the play of the water that gave him the main theme for his Violin Sonatina.
Paul, including historic neighborhoods, lakeside parks, cultural centers, downtown, the University of Minnesota, the nature sanctuary, bars and dining, and Minnehaha Falls. Each tour lists street boundaries, atlas coordinates, distance, difficulty, parking and public transit information, and points of interest.
A short stop will be made at Minnehaha Falls and follow the Mississippi River past Fort Snelling into St.
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Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis was immortalized in poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha.
I would take them on a bike ride from our house in south Minneapolis, around Lake Harriet, and then we would take the Minnehaha parkway over to Minnehaha Falls. And then we would ride up Mississippi River Boulevard and stop at the end of Summit Avenue for the view.
The more than 160-acre park located along the banks of the Mississippi River features limestone bluffs, river overlooks and the iconic 53-foot tall Minnehaha Falls.
Minnehaha Falls is another place I like to frequent in the summer.