A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Black and white photograph of Hanford L. Gordon, c.1867.
Hans Mattson. Photograph by Joel Emmons Whitney c.1864.
Hans Mattson, Daguerreotype c.1863.
Hans Mattson. Cabinet photograph c.1885 by William R. Miller.
Harriet Scott at Fort Snelling, c.1837. Oil on canvas painting by David Geister, 2013.
The Harrington House, c.1875.
Harrington-Merrill house with Harry Merrill standing in the foreground, 1890.
Illustration of a field of wire grass during harvest time c.1901. Originally reproduced in Herbert Myrick's Creating New Industries (Chicago: Orange Judd, 1901).
Hay Creek, south of Red Wing, attracted German-speaking settlers including the founders of Hawkeye Mills. By 1870, eighty percent of Hay Creek township residents were German, the second highest concentration in Minnesota at the time.
Front façade of the Head House of the Duluth Armory, 2013. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user Chris857.
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