Whenever I poke around the internet I discover treasures and today was no exception. The Hennepin County Library system has “The Minneapolis Collection” of historical photos, newspapers and more.
Here are three you photos you might find interesting. I certainly did and added a comment as to why they had meaning below each (click on the photo to see a larger version and there is a link under each one which will take you to the Hennepin County page for that photo):
In 1860, my great-great grandparents had just settled in after emigrating from Germany and the Minnesota State Fair starts this coming Thursday. Here is stuff about Fort Snelling and the MN State Fair.