When on a scenic drive — as passenger, not driver — be sure to glance UP at the scenery.
Yes, at one time (perhaps still) you can buy a printed copy of the “legend”. In this one the princess is named Winona and her father is Chief Red Wing. And like similar stories at other bluffs along the river, she gathered her dead lover — from the wrong tribe — into her arms and leaps off into the waters below.
Please to remember — the road and railroad were not carved into the foot of the bluff at this time.
True story? You can decide.
Beautiful bluff? You have my vote.