A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Patrons of Husbandry Badge, 1867.
This photograph, c.1955, of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox at Bemidji highlights a tourist attraction in one of Minnesota's lake cities. Photograph by Kenneth Melvin Wright.
Composer Paul Fetler (at the piano) with Alice Gustava Smith (Sister Maris Stella), c.1969.
Map of the Pelican River chain of lakes and the route of the Pelican Valley Navigation Company. Creator:Patricia Isaacs.
Cover of the Pelican Valley Navigation Company brochure, July 15, 1909.
Pelican Valley Navigation Company brochure, showing the schedules for boats and connecting trains, July 15, 1909.
Fur Trade fort at Pembina with Red River Trail oxcarts in the foreground, 1860.
People standing beside a large stone to be used in the construction of the State Capitol, c.1900. Photographer: Cass Gilbert.
Peter M. Gideon, creator of Minnesota's wealthy apple, c.1890.
Peter M. Gideon and the Wealthy Apple historic marker, Shorewood, 1972. Photograph by Alan Ominsky.
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