A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Map of the downtown and university districts of Minneapolis. Created for a meeting of the Geological Society of America held at the Nicollet Hotel in 1939.
Lawrence Taliaferro’s hand-drawn map of Fort Snelling and vicinity, 1835.
Map of the Harrington-Merrill House site, 2011.
Map showing the size and location of the Northwest Angle relative to surrounding bodies of water and political divisions, including those demarcating Manitoba, Ontario, and Minnesota.
Map of the Northwest Angle and Lake of the Woods. The map is reproduced in Minnesota’s Boundary with Canada by William E. Lass (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1980), 46.
Detailed hydrographic chart of the source of the Mississippi River (Lake Itasca) and surrounding area completed by Jacob Brower in 1891.
Map showing the impact area of the St. Peter Tornado.
"A new map of Upper and Lower Canada, 1794," by Jedidiah Morse. Image is from the New York Public Library Digital Collections.
Owners of a family farm in Maple Plain pose with their animals, October 10, 1955.
The Marcell Ranger Station, c.1994.
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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