Driftless Minnesota — Winona County

Place names are signs and signifiers. Names to navigate and remember. Names to obscure and erase.

Driftless Area Slope Map by public historian and web designer Joshua Wachuta. This images was used as the back cover for The Driftless Reader (UW Press, 2017), an edited volume covering Driftless landscapes, histories, and ecologies.
The Stockton, Rollingstone, Minnesota City Watershed District encompasses about 100 square miles of mixed agricultural, forested, and river-bottom lands. Its mouth opens into the Upper Mississippi Wildlife & Fish Refuge adjacent to Minnesota City, just above Winona. Map: Winona County Natural Resource Management.
From the 1902 English-Dakota Dictionary by J.P. Williamson. Available: https://archive.org/details/AnEnglishDakotaDictionary

Place Writing. Musicking. Sauntering. PhD. Driftless Area, USA.