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Indian Heights Quarries
Bowles, O., & Minnesota Geological Survey. (1918). The structural and ornamental stones of Minnesota. Washington: Govt. print. off. p. 183-184.

Native American History
History of Winona and Olmsted counties: Together with biographical matter, statistics, etc., gathered from matter furnished by interviews with old settlers, county, township and other records, and extracts from files of papers, pamphlets, and such other sources as have been available. (1883). Chicago: H.H. Hill. Pages 637-639.

Native American History including Tornado
Leonard, J. A. (1910). History of Olmsted County, Minnesota: Together with sketches of many of its pioneers, citizens, families and institutions. Chicago: Goodspeed Historical Association. Page 23.

125 Years ago...The Tornado that Transformed Rochester
Rochester Post-Bulletin, August 24, 2008

Native American History - Archaeology
Preserving the Past for the Future (brochure) from Dr. Constance Arzigian, Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center Laboratory Director, Research Archaeologist and Paleoethnobotanist.

First Settlers Came Here
Rochester Post-Bulletin, June 7, 1929

Indian Sacred Burial Ground Here
Rochester Post-Bulletin, June 7, 1929

Dakota's Vast Land
Rochester Post Bulletin

1854 Survey Plat Map - including Indian Heights area

1896 North Rochester Plat Map
showing land ownership by Donahue and Waldee

Indian Heights Burial History

Agencies conduct controlled burns
Rochester Post-Bulletin April 18, 2011

History of Winona and Olmsted counties
Online version of book from 1883 on the Internet Archive