Black and white photograph of Red Wing's crowded riverfront with Barn Bluff in the background, c. 1910

Red Wing's crowded riverfront with Barn Bluff in the background, c. 1910

A view of Red Wing's crowded riverfront with Barn Bluff in the background, c. 1910. Levee Park, completed in 1905, occupies this space today.

Black and white photograph of Red Wing, c.1870.

Red Wing

The Mississippi River location of Red Wing, the Goodhue County seat, made it an early shipping point for Minnesota wheat. This photo of the city riverfront shows grain barges at anchorage, c.1870.

Color image of Red Wing and the Mississippi River, 2007.

Red Wing and the Mississippi River, 2007

This view of Red Wing and the Mississippi was taken the year of its sesquicentennial, in 2007.

An Overview of Goodhue County History

In March 1853 Goodhue County was created by Minnesota's territorial legislature. It was formed from the original Wabasha County, which lay between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

Color aerial view of expanded Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and moved Softball field.

Aerial view of Parade after Minneapolis Sculpture Garden expanded

This aerial view shows The Parade after the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden was expanded and the softball field was moved (foreground) to replace the demolished stadium.

Black and white photograph of Aquatennial Parade Grand Marshal Richard M. Nixon departs Parade Stadium on the parade route, 1958.

Grand Marshall Richard M. Nixon, Aquatennial parade

Aquatennial Parade Grand Marshal Richard M. Nixon departs Parade Stadium on the parade route, 1958. Photograph by Philip C. Dittes.

Black and white photograph of filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

Minneapolis Star Tribune photographer filming Aquatennial event from a raised tractor bucket

Filming an Aquatennial event at Parade Stadium, August 10, 1956.

Black and white photograph of a small section of bleachers at the Parade in 1925 couldn't hold all the spectators.

Municipal Amateur Athletic Association football game at Parade Stadium football field, Minneapolis

A small section of bleachers at The Parade couldn't hold all the spectators, 1925.

Black and white photograph of fans lining the fields for football games at The Parade, about 1923.

Municipal Amateur Athelic Association football game at Parade Stadium, Minneapolis

Fans line the fields for football games at The Parade, c.1923.

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