An Overview of Goodhue County History

In March 1853 Goodhue County was created by Minnesota's territorial legislature. It was formed from the original Wabasha County, which lay between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers.

Black and white photograph of Beargrease family.

Beargrease family, c.1895

John Beargrease and his family, c.1895.

Black and white photograph of John Beargrease.

John Beargrease

John Beargrease, undated.

Color image of Charles Bender baseball card, 1911.

Charles Bender, 1911.

Charles Bender baseball card printed by the American Tobacco Company, 1911.

Black and white photograph of Charles Bender, c.1910.

Charles Bender, c.1910

Charles Bender wearing Philadelphia Athletics uniform, c.1910. Original press photograph from the George Grantham Bain Collection.

Black and white photograph of Charles Bender, 1903.

Charles Bender, 1903

Charles Bender at he beginning of his career, 1903.

Black and white photograph of Charles Bender, 1911.

Charles Bender, Philadelphia Athletics pitcher

Charles Bender during the prime of his baseball career, 1911. Photograph by Paul Thompson.

Ojibwe bandolier bag made c.1900.

Bandolier bag

Ojibwe bandolier bag made c.1900.

Miniature birchbark makak (Ojibwe storage basket) decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn. The makak is filled with maple sugar.

Miniature makak containing maple sugar

Miniature birchbark makak (Ojibwe storage basket) decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn. The makak is filled with maple sugar.

Pair of Ojibwe child's leather moccasins. Made in Isle, Mille Lacs County c.1910.

Child’s leather moccasins

Pair of Ojibwe child's leather moccasins. Made in Isle, Mille Lacs County c.1910.

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