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The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota owes its name to Elizabeth Fries Ellet, the East Coast writer who visited the area in 1852. In her travelogue book, Summer Rambles in the West, Ellet described the Minnesota River Valley which adjoins the current day City of Eden Prairie, as the garden spot of the territory. Learn more about Elizabeth Fries Ellet on Wiki
Elizabeth Fries Ellet Interpretive Trail Historical Downloads
Download or View the PDF copies of newspaper coverage, posters, and other pieces of history of the Elizabeth Fries Ellet Interpretive Trail!