5 More Minnesota Towns You’re Pronouncing Wrong

Not long ago I wrote about 5 Minnesota Towns You’re Pronouncing Wrong. That article really seemed to have made the rounds because it received a lot of comments from readers mentioning other towns in Minnesota often pronounced wrong. So naturally, a follow-up was in order.  This week, we break down 5 more towns that tourists and out-of-towners are likely pronouncing wrong. Enjoy!

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Minnesota Military Museum – Camp Ripley, MN

Minnesota is a state with some great museums. There are state-of-the-art ones like the highly-touted Minneapolis Institute of Art; the Weisman Art Museum; and the Minnesota History Museum. Then there are the quirky ones, such as the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, Ed’s Museum in Wykoff, the SPAM Museum, and even a Museum of Questionable Medical Devices. And like many great off-the-beaten-path attractions, the Minnesota Military Museum seems to fly under the radar.  It’s another hidden gem, right in the middle of Minnesota. Literally.

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Pottyville – Glenwood, MN


Down near Glenwood, MN, along a lake cabin-studded road on Lake Amelia, there is a collection of over a dozen repurposed outhouses, each taking on a different theme. This is a project 5 years in the making, open to the public for free viewing during the summer months,  found in someone’s yard across the street from a lake home.  It’s called Pottyville, and it’s quite the place. Continue reading