As you stand on the prairie, and you contemplate the vastness, you begin to sense the powerful draw this region had on Native Americans and European settlers. This was a land to explore, a land to settle. An uncluttered, unspoiled land to treasure.
Worthington: Learn about early history at Pioneer Village. Visit the historic area, which includes the Dayton House (built by George Draper Dayton of department store fame); and several restored homes. Enjoy the parks around Lake Okabena. Be sure to visit our antique and specialty shops, restaurants and lodging.
Adrian: See the magnificent St. Adrian's Catholic Church, historic Slade Hotel and Adrian State Bank, built in 1891.
Edgerton: Small "village" of Dutch Heritage. Working windmill, ethnic food and unique ethnic gift shops.
Slayton: Visit the Murray County Historical Museum, Wornson Log Cabin and Sierk Building for an overview of the county's past. Enjoy the downtown eating establishments, antique and specialty shops. Lake Shetek recreation area is minutes away.
Fulda: Civil War cannon, Civil War statue and G.A.R. Memorial, St. Gabriel's Catholic Church. Historic First National Bank and 1880's Milwaukee Depot. Antique and specialty shops.
Hadley: See the "Buttermakers" in action, a local baseball team with a 100 year history. Enjoy fishing on Summit Lake.
Chandler: Visit the Chandler Wind Farm with wind turbines. (For more information, contact the Windpower Learning Center in Lake Benton.)
Lake Wilson: Located near Buffalo Ridge and gateway to northwest Murray County and Bear Lake Woods.
Avoca: Established by an early Catholic colony on the shores of Lime Lake. A nearby county park provides access for fishing and boating
For more information:
Slayton Chamber of Commerce