Yet again, May is bringing a lot of history

Here is a look at your Minnesota History for Today

1834-Two missionaries from Connecticut arrive at Fort Snelling and begin working with the Dakota on the shores of Lake Calhoun.

1840-Soldiers expel Selkirker squatters from Fort Snelling Military reservation.  They would relocate to a site that we now know as St. Paul.

1865-A group of Cutlerites, a branch of the Mormon Church arrive at Chitherall Lake.

1896-Groundbreaking begins for the present capitol building

1948-Mary Ann Courteau, who become known as the singer-songwriter Mary MacGregor is born in St. Paul

1965-Windstorms in the Northern Twin Cities kills 14 and causes $57 Million in damages

There is a look at you MN History, and to view more visit mnopedia.org