Explore four aspects of Faribault’s history and architecture through photographs and virtual tours.

Meet...
People of the past.
Explore...
Extraordinary and everyday events.
See...
Fun features.
Discover...
Secret stories.

Strolling Main Street: The Historic Downtown District
Meet a popcorn vendor, see the Opera House and locate men with vices. Explore an Italianate storefront.

Being Neighborly: Homes and Neighborhoods
Meet Alexander Faribault’s household help, see Central Park and identify “The Mob.” Explore a Queen Anne home.

Shaping the Community: Civic and School Life
Meet architect Olof Hanson, see a mayor at dinner, and learn about state schools. Explore City Hall's Rennaissance Revival architecture.

Set in Stone: Limestone Building Traditions
Meet Bishop Whipple, see a quarry and discover treasure caves. Explore the Episcopal Cathedral's Gothic
Revival architecture.

 

Faribault Heritage Preservation Commission

City of Faribault

Faribault Tourism Information

Kids...

Faribault History Challenge!