Pelagie Faribault

How the family of Pelagie Faribault came to own Pike Island near Fort Snelling An 1820 treaty between the United States and the Dakota specifically set aside the 320-acres Wita Tanka, also called Pike Island, specifically for Pelagie Faribault. By┬áMargaret Vaughan View of Wita Tanka (Pike Island) and Fort Snelling from Mendota. Painting by Edward […]