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Minnesota Trivia - Minneapolis Lakes
Can you answer the following questions about Minneapolis lakes?
What was Cedar Lake named for?
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Who was Lake Harriet named for?
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Who was Lake Calhoun named for?
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What was the Dakota name for Lake Calhoun?
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What was Lake of the Isles named for?
Answer: It was named for its islands.
How many islands did Lake of the Isles originally have?
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What was the original name of Lake Nokomis?
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Who was Lake Amelia named for?
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What was the original name of Lake Hiawatha?
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What was Rice Lake named for?
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Where was Sandy Lake?
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What was Powderhorn Lake named for?
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Who was Wirth Lake named for?
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What were the previous names of Wirth Lake.
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Who was Loring Park Lake named for?
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What was the previous name of Brownie Lake.
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References: Minnesota Geographic Names, by Warren Upham; Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board web-site.

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