A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Photograph of Split Rock Lighthouse being built c.1909.
Photograph of Split Rock Station c.1930.
Sectional diagram of the Split Rock tower. Created no earlier than 1907 and no later than 1969.
Splitting Granite, Cold Spring Granite Company, Cold Spring, Minnesota, c.1938.
Springside, Greek-Revival-Federal at 113 Fourth Street West, Carver, Minnesota. Built in c.1860.
Andre Balcombe, 1858. Balcombe served as the Ho-Chunk's Indian agent during their last years at Blue Earth. He was accused of corruption and evidence suggests he took the job for monetary gain.
Portrait of St. Andre Durand Balcombe, c.1858.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "St. Anthony Falls and Suspension Bridge", c.1885.
St. Anthony Falls following 1869 crisis.
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