After an extended and thrilling day yesterday that included a helicopter sightseeing tour, some butterflies, and a tremendous magic show, I woke as much as a grey, cold and drizzly day. The subsequent city at a Red River confluence is Pembina within the far northeastern nook of the state, where fur-trading voyageurs established trading posts. Strife amongst trappers and farmers resulted in the Massacre of Seven Oaks in 1816, when 20 settlers had been killed. Nonetheless, Pembina (an Indian phrase meaning excessive-bush cranberry) turned the center of European settlement within the state. Scandinavians and Icelanders had been among the many hearty immigrants who homesteaded right here, and a Heritage Center in Icelandic State Park relates their story. The needlelike tower at the Pembina State Museum offers an expansive view over the drift prairie extending into close by Canada.
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