By Norman K. Risjord
A renowned background of Minnesota highlights the ancient value of Minnesota's traditional resources—the bountiful north woods, the valuable iron levels, the striking Mississippi waterfall on which the Mill urban was once outfitted. It info the strong marks left at the kingdom via such luminous figures as Oliver H. Kelley, founding father of the nationwide Grange circulate, Hubert H. Humphrey, champion of civil rights, and Betty Crocker, reduction to homemakers all over. full of life part journeys define noteworthy topics, from the Kensington runestone to the devastating woodland fires of the Eighteen Nineties and Nineteen Twenties, from the increase of the Mayo health center to the upkeep of the Boundary Waters Canoe quarter desolate tract. convenient tourists' courses spotlight historical locations for readers who get pleasure from seeing the place historical past happened.
Fast-paced and informative, with beneficiant illustrations, a favored background of Minnesota is a must-read for novices and validated Minnesotans alike.
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