Van Cleve Park

  • January 15, 2015

Ice skating at Van Cleve Park in Minneapolis in 1901. This 1.5-acre pond was created in the southern half of the park in 1890. That winter, and for several years after, the park board cleared the snow from the pond so it could serve as a skating rink in the winter. A warming house was added for skaters in 1905. So, who were the Van Cleve family? Find out more about Horatio and Charlotte here.

Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society

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