Around 1802, George Bonga was born to an African American father and his Ojibwe wife.
Eric Weber recently completed his doctorate in US history at Duke University.
Founded in 1882, the Farmer grew from a small publication to a large magazine with a circulation of over 175,000.
The Battle of Birch Coulee, fought between September 2 and 3, 1862, was the worst defeat the United States suffered and the Dakotas’ most successful engagement during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862.
First built by the St. Paul and White Bear Railroad in 1889, Wildwood Amusement Park was designed to attract visitors to take the newly built streetcar line to White Bear Lake.
The school safety patrol was first implemented in St. Paul in 1921, one of the earliest in the country.
The St. Paul Curling Club is one of the largest curling clubs in the United States.
Founded in 1903 as the Minnesota Valley Canning Company, Green Giant became one of the largest producers of canned corn and peas in the United States.
Before burning to the ground in 2011, the Swany White Flour Mill was the last remaining 19th century mill in use in Minnesota.
The treaty opened twenty-four million acres of land to immigration. For the Dakota, it marked another step in their increasing marginalization in land that was their home.
From 1919-1921, the people of Hibbing moved nearly two hundred structures, including several large buildings, two miles south to make way for a growing open pit mine.
From 1881 to 1920, the Minnesota Woman Suffrage Association worked hard to force the Minnesota legislature to recognize their right to vote.