A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
The lobby of the West Hotel, c.1890. It was one of the largest lobbies in the country at the time.
Locust egg map of Minnesota, 1877. Showing the areas where eggs were deposited by the Rocky Mountain locust in 1873, 1874, 1875, and 1876. Author: Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota.
Lodge Boleslav Jablonsky No. 219, c.2002.
Cluster of Minneapolis sawmills, c.1865.
A house at White Earth Reservation, c.1900.
Logan Park fountain in 1904. When Cleveland presented a plan for Logan Park in 1883, he proposed a fountain at this location, but suggested it didn't have to be built right away. It was not added to the park until 1897.
Photograph of Lola Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.
Leonidas Merritt on the Vermillion Trail, 1892.
The popular Shoot the Chutes ride, 1904. Boats would shoot down the ramp into the lagoon below.
Looking down the Incline from the top, with a car on the east track and Park Point in the distance, 1930s.
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