About this Site

This project has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the Department of the Interior, nor does the mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation by the Department of the Interior.

This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, or handicap in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, please write to: Office for Equal Opportunity, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, D.C. 20013-7127.

Many thanks to Anna Brennan-Scheffler and volunteers from the Faribault Heritage Preservation Commission and the Faribault tour guide program who selected virtual tour sites and provided additional assistance. Also thanks to Jon Velishek, Rice County Historical Society historian.

Project coordination and content development:

History Education and Interpretation Services
2667 Parkview Blvd.
Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Web design and services:

Clearsite New Media
318 Central Ave. Suite 201
Faribault, MN 55021


Virtual tour photography courtesy of
Jeff Jarvis, Faribault, Minnesota.

Historic photographs used on this site were provided courtesy of the Rice County Historical Society unless otherwise noted.