DescriptionA prominent physical characteristic of a friendly local Sisseton Dakota chief, Ish-Tak-Ah-Bah, meaning sleepy eye, inspired the name of this river valley community. The chief is buried under the granite obelisk near the Depot Museum, 100 Oak St. NW. A statue in his honor stands in the downtown shopping district.
Visitor InfoSleepy Eye Area Chamber of Commerce 115 2nd Ave. N.E. SLEEPY EYE, MN 56085. Phone:(507)794-4731 or (800)290-0588