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Como Park's Early Years. . . Creating the Park . Saint Paul set aside land for parks as early as 1849 but did little to develop these areas because green space was plentiful and accessible in the small metropolis. As the population grew, however…
The Original Townsite Plat of White Bear Lake. . The summer of 1971 marked the centennial anniversary of the original townsite plat of White Bear Lake. During the 1860's officials of the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad purchased the land wh…
The Mississippi River's many islands are well known to navigators, and
the roles of several as accessible and safe havens for villages, camps,
and forts have made
them significant in Minnesota's past. Lt. Zebulon Pike
chose this island, later …
Originated by Sister Carmela Hanggi
Principal, Cathedral School
Dedicated June 6th, 1973
to all School Patrol members
in Minnesota since 1921
The Frogtown and Rondo community that surround Victoria Street Station are rich in history and culture, elements of which live on today.
The historic Rondo neighborhood was heavily influenced by the railroad industry. There was a time when a quar…
The Frogtown neighborhood developed in the late 19th Century as residents spilled over from the adjacent downtown area. Many of these early residents worked in the growing railroad industry or at the Saint Paul Foundry, which operated through the …
Succeeding to the lowly chapel - built of old by the river's bank - from which our fair city received its glorious name, this noble temple rises; a solemn testimony to the growth of Holy Church, a generous offering of love and gratitude to the Alm…
To God in Unity and Trinity. The sacred, auspicious stone of this metropolitan temple, bidden to bear the name of Saint Paul, was duly laid on the second day of June, A.D. 1907.
To restore all things in Christ.
The central element in this sculpture composition is a spiral. Its 46 elements represent the 46 years of Roy Wilkins' dedicated leadership of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in its fight for social and econom…
"I used to imagine myself with wings on which I could swoop down off our roof into the valley, soaring through the air from one river bank to another."
"The accumulation of knowledge, the discoveries of science, the products of technology, our …