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Ramsey County Hstory – Fall 1974: “Board of Directors”

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Ramsey County History – Spring 1974: “Minnesota’s Wandering State Fair and How It Settled in St. Paul”

Gordon Hayes

Minnesota’s Wandering State Fair and How It Settled in St. Paul Author: Gordon Hayes People connived and schemed to get and keep the Minnesota State Fair for over 30 years from 1854 to 1885. The outcome represented a rare win for St. Paul in its rivalry with Minneapolis. The…

Ramsey County History – Spring 1974: “Explorers, Traders, Farmers: The Early History of St. Paul”

Anne Cowie

Explorers, Traders, Farmers: The Early History of St. Paul Author: Anne Cowie The basic geology of the river gorge, the early explorers, Pike’s purchase, Fort Snelling, the Selkirk refugees, Pig’s Eye and the expulsions from Fort Snelling, Vetal Guerin, Abraham Perry, Louis Robert, Norman Kittson, Henry Jackson, Lucien Galtier,…

Ramsey County History – Spring 1974: “Board of Directors”

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Ramsey County History – Fall 1973: “Schubert Club History Reflects Romance of Music in St. Paul”

Bruce Carlson

Schubert Club History Reflects Romance of Music in St. Paul Author: Bruce Carlson The early years of concert-style music in the city. Singing societies, mostly German, began in the early 1850s. Prof. Philip Rohr introduced opera in the late 1850s, and the Signor Lotti Grand German Opera Company took…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1973: “Highland–Groveland–Macalester Park: The Old Reserve Township”

Donald Empson

Highland–Groveland–Macalester Park: The Old Reserve Township Author: Donald Empson Settlement and development of the southwest corner of the city, bounded by Marshall Avenue on the north, Dale Street on the east, and the Mississippi everywhere else. The first permanent settler was William Finn in 1848. Formal land sales…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1973: “Memories of Early St. Paul: Perilous Escape from Fire down Eighty-Foot Bluff”

Mrs. George R. Becker with George A. Rea

Memories of Early St. Paul: Perilous Escape from Fire down Eighty-Foot Bluff Authors: Mrs. George R. Becker with George A. Rea The author’s father and uncle, August and Charles Mueller, were working in a downtown tailor shop when fire broke out on May 17, 1870. To save themselves they…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1973: “Board of Directors”

Ramsey County Historical Society

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1973

Ramsey County History – Spring 1973: “A Revolutionary, a Scientist, and a Civil Rights Leader: 300 Years of Pioneering for St. Paul’s Colorful Markoes”        

Jeffrey H. Smith

A Revolutionary, a Scientist, and a Civil Rights Leader: 300 Years of Pioneering for St. Paul’s Colorful Markoes                                                                 …