Saint Anthony Falls

waterfall on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Saint Anthony Falls was a large waterfall. It is found northeast of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was the only large natural waterfall on the Upper Mississippi River. It was also called the Falls of Saint Anthony. The natural falls were replaced by a spillway after it collapsed in 1869.[1]

Saint Anthony Falls with the upper dam and lock, seen from south to east; there is also a lower dam and lock downstream

ReferencesEdit

  1. "St. Paul District > Missions > Navigation > Locks & Dams > Upper St. Anthony Falls". www.mvp.usace.army.mil. Retrieved 2020-09-25.