Minnesota Hail to Thee!: A Sesquicentennial History

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In the summer of 1849, according to official count, fewer than 4,000 people lived in Minnesota. The tally did not include members of the Indian tribes who had called Minnesota home for generations. Nor was it clear at the time just what and where Minnesota was. Minnesota was no longer part of the Wisconsin Territory, which had ceased to exist when Wisconsin became a state. The Stillwater Convention was Minnesota's first step on the road to statehood. Nobody sanctioned (approved) the meeting. Nobody voted its delegates into ...

Minnesota Hail to Thee!: A Sesquicentennial History 2008, Afton Historical Society Press

ISBN-13: 9781890434786

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