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Grimm Farm Historic Site
Visit the restored 1870s house and fields of the Grimm Farmhouse, located within Carver Park Reserve. The German immigrants who lived and worked the farm played an important role in transformingse the Upper Midwest into America’s dairy belt.
The farmhouse is open for free tours during summer Saturdays, 1-4pm. Costumed interpreters will talk with you about the importance of the farming family who once lived there and engage kids in living history.