Minnesota History For Today
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
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