Historical and Architectural Resources of Wayzata
Wayzata Heritage Preservation Board & Wayzata Historical Society, 2003
105-page survey with information about local Native Americans, early Euro-American settlement, the Gilded Age, neighborhood development, and the changing face of Lake Street. Includes historic appendices for continued investigation.
History of Wayzata 1854–2004
Charles Schoen, 2004
The first 150 years of Wayzata’s history documented through photos, maps, and text.
Images of America: Lake Minnetonka
Joanie Holst, Lisa Stevens, & Elizabeth Vandam, 2015
The history of various structures, people, locales, and landscapes around Lake Minnetonka. Includes many rare historical photos.
Picturing Lake Minnetonka
James W. Ogland, 2001
Hardcover pictorial history of the Lake Minnetonka area, including Wayzata, as shown through postcards.
Royal C. Moore: The Man Who Built the Streetcar Boats
Lori Cherland-McCune, 2012
The story of Wayzata boat builder and businessman Royal C. Moore as told by his great-granddaughter Lori Cherland-McCune. Includes historical photos.
The Trapper’s Cabin of Wayzata: A Journey to Preservation
Irene Stemmer, 2015
The story of the “Trapper’s Cabin” in Shaver Park, one of Wayzata’s oldest-surviving structures. Written by Irene Stemmer, who saved the Trapper’s Cabin in 2014.
City of Wayzata, 2003
Video discussing major themes in Wayzata’s history since the 1850s. Includes historic photographs. Narrated by renowned storyteller Bob Gasch.
GIFTS & OTHER ITEMS
Wayzata and Lake Minnetonka postcards
Map of Lake Minnetonka
George W. Cooley, 1896 (reproduction)
Aerial Map Lake Minnetonka
Markhurd, 1940 (reproduction)