DescriptionThe construction of a dam for a water-powered mill in 1855 resulted in the settlement of Albert Lea. Fountain Lake, created by the dam, became the focal point around which the city developed.
Visitor InfoAlbert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau 102 W. Clark St. ALBERT LEA, MN 56007. Phone:(507)373-2316 or (800)345-8414
Self-guiding toursA guide and map outlining a walking tour is available from the convention and visitors bureau.
Things to SeeFreeborn County Historical Museum, Library and Village