These 8 Unbelievable Ruins In Minnesota Will Transport You To The Past

As you’re exploring the land throughout Minnesota, it’s not uncommon to stumble upon some fascinating abandoned buildings. From homes to military installations, you can find a little bit of everything in Minnesota’s urban and rural spaces. Some of the most fascinating ruins are the remnants of Minnesota’s industrial history – particularly the reminders that Minnesota used to be home to the “Flour Milling Capital of the World” as well as bits and pieces leftover from the golden age of mining in Minnesota. Here are some of our favorites to explore:

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