Dating in st paul mn
As the whiskey trade started to flourish, the military officers in Fort Snelling banned the distillers from the land the fort controlled, with one retired French Canadian fur trader turned bootlegger, Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant particularly irritating the officials.In 1838, Parrant moved his abode and operation downstream about 5 miles (8.0 km) to the north bank of the river in what is now downtown Saint Paul.
Natural geography played a role in the settlement and development of Saint Paul as a trade and transportation center.
The Mississippi River valley in this area is defined by a series of stone bluffs that line both sides of the river.
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