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Minnetonka Mill Farm

Minnetonka has a long, proud history dating back to the mid-1800s, when the first settlement was established along Minnehaha Creek.

In 1956, Minnetonka Township incorporated into a village. Minnetonka officially became a city in 1968.

The early years
From township to village
From village to city
The last 30 years


Minnetonka landmarks

Landmark Date Designated
13500 Excelsior Blvd. 1996
Martin Giesen House 1996
Charles & Mattie Mousseau Cabin 1996
Charles H. Burwell Property 1996
Hicks House 1996
Ty Abel Corner 1996
Balmy Doon 1996
Leeke House, 16801 Excelsior Blvd. 1996
3616 Tonkawood Road 1997
4347 Fairview Ave. 1997
3841 Baker Road 1997
17225 Manor Road 1998
5216 Mayview Road 1998
Twin Cities Lines Transit 1999
Minnetonka Mill Company 1999

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