Black and white historic photo of the round tower

Lifelong Learners: The History of Fort Snelling’s Round Tower


200 Tower Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55111
United States


Regular site admission

About This Event

Ever wondered about the Round Tower at Fort Snelling?

Built in 1820, the tower was designed as a “last-ditch” defense. A 12-pound field gun was mounted atop the tower once in 1827! And it later housed everything from ordnance to a private home to a commercial beauty shop.

Learn about the iconic Round Tower over the course of its many lives in detail at this coffee chat.

Event Type:
  • Lectures & Talks


Regular site admission

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