Plaque on the Knute Nelson Memorial

Plaque on the Knute Nelson Memorial

Plaque on the Knute Nelson Memorial in St. Paul, on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol. Photograph by Flickr user Ken Lund, August 15, 2018. CC BY-SA 2.0

Knute Nelson Memorial (rear and side view)

Knute Nelson Memorial (rear and side view)

Rear and side view of the Knute Nelson Memorial outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Depicted are Nelson in his Civil War uniform (side of plinth) and as the governor of Minnesota (top of plinth). Photograph by Flickr user Ken Lund, August 15, 2018. CC BY-SA 2.0.

Knute Nelson Memorial (side view)

Knute Nelson Memorial (side view)

Side view of the Knute Nelson Memorial outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Depicted are Nelson as a child and his mother, Ingebjørg Haldorsdatter Kvilekval. Photograph by Flickr user Lori Schaull, February 24, 2019. CC BY-SA 2.0

Knute Nelson Memorial

Knute Nelson Memorial

The Knute Nelson Memorial outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Photograph by Flickr user Ken Lund, August 15, 2018. CC BY-SA 2.0

Knute Nelson Memorial (front view)

Knute Nelson Memorial (front view)

The Knute Nelson Memorial outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Photograph by Wikimedia Commons user Mulad, July 14, 2005. Public domain.

Knute Nelson Memorial (front view)

Knute Nelson Memorial (front view)

The Knute Nelson Memorial outside the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul. Photograph by Flickr user Photo Phiend, March 24, 2013. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Knute Nelson Memorial, St. Paul

In December of 1928, the Knute Nelson Memorial was unveiled on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol. The memorial celebrates the impact of Norwegian immigration in Minnesota by portraying Nelson as a Norwegian American hero.

Brown Berets march in step

Brown Berets march in step

Brown Berets march in step, May 1, 1970. Place unidentified. Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Patricia Borjon Lopez. CC BY-SA 4.0

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade, September 15, 1972.

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade

Brown Berets marching in St. Paul’s Mexican Celebration Parade, September 15, 1972.

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