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Established February 23, 1854, this county was named for a Dakota woman, Winona, cousin of the last chief named
Wabasha, both of whom were prominent in the events attending the removal in 1848, of the Winnebago Indians from
Iowa to Wabasha's prairie (the site of the city of Winona) and thence to Long Prairie in Todd county.
Sugar Loaf mountain in the City of Winona in 1898
It was a limestone bluff that they quarried off for building material in the early days of the city.
The quarry eventually closed and this is what's left of the bluff.
[Many thanks to John Bauer for sending this in...]
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