Mystery walk takes group to orchard overlook

The final Wednesday evening group walk for the “Walking Lake Pepin” participants took place on Aug. 17. The location of the walk was a mystery until Paul Luhmann, Pepin Heights manager, met the group at Roschen Park to escort them up to the original Pepin Heights Orchard on the bluff overlooking Lake City and Lake Pepin.

Paul spoke of the history of the orchard being established by Gil and Evelyn Courtier in 1949. The orchard continued under Courtier management by their son Dennis until 2018. Ferguson Orchards now manages the original orchard.


Want to read the full article? Full access to lakecitygraphic.com is only $40 per year. If you live in Goodhue or Wabasha County, you'll receive the print edition in the mail each week at no additional charge. To begin, fill out the form below. Already a subscriber? Log in or request an account below.

User login

Subscribe to the Lake City Graphic

Please select your subscription option below. The Lake City Graphic offers subscriptions using the form below. For all subscriptions, once payment is received, you will receive an email with a username and password to login to the site and access the e-edition. If you purchased a print subscription to the weekly newspaper, your first issue should arrive within a week.

Already a Graphic print subscriber? Click here to sign up for online access at no additional charge.

We use PayPal to process online subscription orders. To subscribe or renew by phone, call us at 651-345-3316 Monday-Wednesday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. or Thursday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. To subscribe or renew by mail, complete this form and mail it with payment to Lake City Graphic, P.O. Box 469, Lake City, MN 55041.

The Lake City Graphic

graphic@lakecitygraphic.com
Ph: 651-345-3316 (M-Tu 8am-4pm, W-Th-F 8am-3pm)
Fax: 651-345-4200
P.O. Box 469
111 South 8th Street
Lake City, MN 55041