A peaceful, serene setting of trees, walkpaths, and green spaces on a hill in the center of a residential area of Sioux City, IA. This hardscrabble, industrial town on the Missouri River is home to a religious sanctuary; a place for prayer, meditation, reflection, and relaxation. The scene is Trinity Heights.
Another peculiar oddity in the town of Fergus Falls, MN is found a few miles outside of town at the end of a tiny dirt road. There aren’t really any signs other than a small handmade sign in the parking lot, which is basically a grass turn-around. There are a couple trailheads leading from here, but they don’t really explain where to go. But once you set off on foot, you’re in for quite the sight. Sitting in disarray on the Otter Tail River, is the Broken Down Dam. Continue reading
For those of you just joining us, we’re back in the metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St Paul to have a look at a small, triangular piece of grass in an unassuming suburban neighborhood. This plot of land at the intersection of Smith, Dodd, and Bernard Sts. in West St Paul, MN, was recognized by Ripley’s Believe it or Not in 1967 as the World’s Smallest Dedicated Park.