Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery

Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery

Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead. Photograph by Flickr user temptationize, September 11, 2009. CC BY-ND 2.0.

Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery

Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery

Tombstones in Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead. Photograph by Flickr user temptationize, September 11, 2009. CC BY-ND 2.0.

Record of Bernard Berg’s burial

Record of Bernard Berg’s burial

Record of Bernard Berg’s burial, May 19, 1875. Berg was the first recorded person to be buried in Prairie Home Cemetery. Prairie Home and Riverside Cemetery Association Records, Northwest Minnesota Historical Center, Moorhead.

Prairie Home Cemetery’s articles of incorporation

Prairie Home Cemetery’s articles of incorporation

The first page of Prairie Home Cemetery’s articles of incorporation, 1875. Prairie Home and Riverside Cemetery Association Records, Northwest Minnesota Historical Center, Moorhead.

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery in Moorhead with Concordia College in the background. Photograph by David Anderson, ca. 1939. David Anderson Photograph Collection, North Dakota State University Archives, Fargo.

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery

Aerial view of Prairie Home Cemetery in Moorhead with Concordia College in the background. Photograph by David Anderson, ca. 1939. David Anderson Photograph Collection, North Dakota State University Archives, Fargo.

Prairie Home Cemetery, Moorhead

Prairie Home Cemetery, founded in 1875, is the oldest cemetery in Moorhead. Many of the city's settler colonists, such as Randolph M. Probstfield and Solomon G. Comstock, are buried there. It inspired the name of Garrison Keillor’s famous National Public Radio (NPR) program A Prairie Home Companion.

Division of Southside Minneapolis by 35W

Map of the division of Southside Minneapolis by I-35W

Map created by A Public History of 35W showing the boundaries of the Old Southside of Minneapolis as defined by Dr. Ernest Lloyd in “How Routing an Interstate Highway through South Minneapolis Disrupted an African-American Neighborhood,” PhD dissertation, Hamline University, 2013.

 Sons of Italy Fourth of July float, Hibbing, 1930.

Sons of Italy Fourth of July float

Sons of Italy Fourth of July float, Hibbing, 1930.

Mining townsite one mile east of Biwabik (St. Louis County), 1892.

Mining townsite near Biwabik

Mining townsite one mile east of Biwabik (St. Louis County), 1892.

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