Monday, May 27 to June 4, 1861: Thoreau and Mann explored the area
around St. Anthony and Minneapolis. Included on their list of sights
to see were St. Anthony's Falls, Nicollet Island, Minnehaha Falls, Fort
Snelling, and Hennepin Island.
They stayed at the Tremont House, at
the corner of Main and Pine Streets in St. Anthony. [It burned down in
1873. Today the complex known as St. Anthony Main includes its former
Wednesday, June 5 to Friday, June 14, 1861: The men moved out to the
edge of Lake Calhoun and stayed at a boarding house run by Mrs. Hamilton.
They explored both the Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet areas.