Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Historical Historical resources for Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood and Tonka Bay, Minnesota
Our Mission: To preserve, document, and classify the physical history of the Lake Minnetonka area; to provide a means by which everyone can share in the history of the lake area; and to stimulate interest in the cultural heritage of the area.
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Tapping History: Onawa Builder Arthur Dyer with Barb Sykora Monday, April 10, 7pm Excelsior Brewing Company, Excelsior, MN
Learn about young Arthur Dyer of Excelsior and how he revolutionized yachting in 1892. Barb Sykora will share the story of the Dyer family's boat building tradition and how Arthur, with Deephaven resident Ward Burton, became famous throughout the sailing world.
ELMHS has partnered with Bonfire to bring you new south Lake Minnetonka history-themed merchandise! Choose from clothing, mugs, and tote bags with our ELMHS logo or Excelsior Amusement Park designs. Available online only from Bonfire!