Here is your history.

1820-Lewis Cass, believes he finds the source of the Mississippi River.

1820-Captain Stephen Kearny's expedition to find a road from Iowa to Fort St. Anthony arrives at Lake Pepin.

1856-James J. Hill arrives in St. Paul.

1879-Joseph A. A. Burnquist is Born. He was the 19th governor of the state.

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