This walking tour explores the city’s growth from flour millers to “cake eaters,” how one of the first planned suburban neighborhoods in the United States helped transition an agricultural settlement to a community synonymous with wealth. We’ll discuss African American berry farmer Charles Yancey, the racial and economic exclusion of the Country Club neighborhood, Edina’s efforts to diversity, and the city’s reputation as Cake Eaters. Led by Edina residents and veteran historic interpreters Fred Keller and Dan Rooney. The tour begins at the historic Cahill School. 90 minutes in length, total of 2.5 miles of walking on uneven surfaces.
Photo courtesy of Edina Historical Society