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Minnesota History Books


Minnesota local and regional history books feature vintage images of small towns and downtowns across the state. Each title celebrates the unique cultures and traditions of the 'Land of 10,000 Lakes' through historical images and descriptive captions.

From the beloved shopping isles of Dayton's Department Store to Nicollet Island hidden in the heart of Minneapolis, memories of growing up on a Minnesota farm, the legacy of Norwegian and Swedish settlers, to the towns of Eden Prairie, Elk River, Duluth, Pine City, St. Cloud, and more, each book features stunning vintage images revealing the unique people, places, and events that make up the history of the great state of Minnesota.


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A Boundary Waters History: Canoeing Across Time
A Boundary Waters History: Canoeing Across Time

$19.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series:
Teasing out the history of a place celebrated for timelessness—where countless paddle strokes have disappeared into clear waters—requires a ...
Backordered $19.99 9781596299702
A History of Professional Hockey in Minnesota: From the North Stars to the Wild
A History of Professional Hockey in Minnesota: From the North Stars to the Wild

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Sports
Of the four major sports leagues, the National Hockey League was the most conservative, clinging to only six cities until 1967, when it impr ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781626193611
Alexandria
Alexandria

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Beautiful Alexandria, Minnesota, in the heart of lake country, offers something for everyone. Home to internationally recognized businesses, ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738598529
Alexandria
Alexandria

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Postcard History
Alexandria is situated near the center of Douglas County, surrounded by a chain of beautiful lakes. These lakes brought pioneer settlers to ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9781467112147
Architecture of Minneapolis Parks
Architecture of Minneapolis Parks

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Buildings, bridges, and much more--these are the treasures in or near Minneapolis parks that are rarely given attention. This book diverts t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738560267
Bemidji
Bemidji

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Bemidji links its early history to that of Shay-now-ish-kung, or Chief Bemidji, who lived with his family on the shores of the lovely lake b ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738599793
Blue Earth County Minnesota
Blue Earth County Minnesota

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The first white settlers came to what is now Blue Earth County in 1852, and discovered an abundance of rich land, streams, rivers, and lakes ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738508306
Brainerd
Brainerd

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
In 1870, the Northern Pacific Railroad survey crew chose the spot where the tracks from Duluth to Moorhead would cross the Mississippi River ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110365
Brainerd International Raceway
Brainerd International Raceway

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of Sports
If it has an engine and anything close to two wheels, Brainerd International Raceway has hosted a race for it. From sports cars, stock cars, ...
Images of Sports Available $21.99 9781467111416
Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center
Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Just north of Minneapolis and along the Mississippi River stretch the fertile prairies that attracted French Canadians and New Englanders in ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738561349
Camp Ripley: 1930-1960
Camp Ripley: 1930-1960

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Camp Ripley is the successor to Minnesota’s first formally established National Guard training facility, Camp Lakeview, which was located on ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738550787
Candyland in the Twin Cities: Popcorn, Toffee, Brittle & Bark
Candyland in the Twin Cities: Popcorn, Toffee, Brittle & Bark

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: American Palate
When Candyland opened its doors in downtown St. Paul in 1932, it was called Flavo Korn and sold mainly popcorn to office workers and the thr ...
American Palate Available $19.99 9781626193635
Canoeing the Boundary Waters Wilderness: A Sawbill Log
Canoeing the Boundary Waters Wilderness: A Sawbill Log

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series:
Canoeing the Boundary Waters Wilderness: A Sawbill Log continues the story of wilderness canoeing begun in A Boundary Waters History: Canoei ...
Available $19.99 9781609497323
Carver County
Carver County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Located just southwest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carver County was established by the Minnesota Territorial Legislatur ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738582788
Cass County
Cass County

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
In 1849, the Leech Lake Agency for the Ojibwa peoples was established southwest of Agency Bay on Leech Lake. A government trail wound its wa ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738552071
Crookston
Crookston

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Crookston was first settled in 1872, organized in 1876, and incorporated in 1879. By 1880, the enterprising young town known as the “Queen C ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110150
Dayton's Department Store
Dayton's Department Store

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Dayton’s department store, grand in scope and company spirit, enjoyed a century in the limelight as one of the nation’s leading retailers. I ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738550619
Dayton's: A Twin Cities Institution
Dayton's: A Twin Cities Institution

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Landmarks
Newsweek" called Dayton's the "swingingest spot in Minneapolis," and almost anyone living in the Twin Cities during the twentieth century ha ...
Landmarks Available $19.99 9781609496722
Detroit Lakes
Detroit Lakes

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, was incorporated in 1871 as the village of Detroit. Detroit became a boomtown in the late 19th century because of ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738584041
Duluth, Minnesota
Duluth, Minnesota

$21.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Duluth, Minnesota, "The Zenith City of the Unsalted Seas," is located on the shores of Lake Superior. Once a center for shipping, lumber, mi ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738518916
Eden Prairie
Eden Prairie

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Nestled on the banks of the Minnesota River, the city of Eden Prairie possesses a vibrant history and a unique heritage. This book showcases ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531885
Eden Prairie: A Brief History
Eden Prairie: A Brief History

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: American Chronicles
From scouting reports of Native American tribes to Money Magazine's declaration that it was the best place to live in America, Eden Prairie ...
American Chronicles Available $19.99 9781596299412
Elk River
Elk River

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Fur trade posts were established along the Upper Mississippi River between St. Anthony and St. Cloud during the first part of the 19th centu ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738577203
Enfield: A Swedish-American Farm Community, 1850-2002
Enfield: A Swedish-American Farm Community, 1850-2002

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The area of Silver Creek Township was settled in the 1850s by Swedish immigrants who left their ancestral home to face the challenges of lif ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738523095
Freeborn County, Minnesota
Freeborn County, Minnesota

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Freeborn County is home to pioneers from many different nations. Their common denominator was the rich farmland and the related businesses t ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738503035
Growing Up On A Minnesota Farm
Growing Up On A Minnesota Farm

$21.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series: Voices of America
The years 1930 to 1970 were a time of rapid change in the American farming industry. Following World War II, the wave of mechanization deman ...
Voices of America Backordered $21.99 9780738518619
Ham Lake
Ham Lake

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Ham Lake is a six-mile-by-six-mile township as prescribed in the Northwest Territories Act of 1787. One of the area’s major lakes looks exac ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467114035
Haunted Mantorville: Trailing the Ghosts of Old Minnesota
Haunted Mantorville: Trailing the Ghosts of Old Minnesota

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Haunted America
Stroll into Mantorville, and you get the sense that it is a place where you could comfortably live forever. Ghosts seem to feel the same way ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781609491093
Haunted St. Paul
Haunted St. Paul

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Haunted America
From the phantom pig at the Minnesota State Fair to the ghostly gangsters of the Wabasha Street Caves, St. Paul bristles with haunted histor ...
Haunted America Available $19.99 9781596299337
Hibbing Minnesota
Hibbing Minnesota

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Surrounded by large stands of virgin white and red pines, an enterprising iron prospector named Frank Hibbing set up camp on a bitterly cold ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738518596
Hidden History of the Minnesota River Valley
Hidden History of the Minnesota River Valley

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Hidden History
Traveled by mammoth-hunters and motorcyclists alike, the Minnesota River Valley shows the traces of a unique legacy: where else are you goin ...
Hidden History Available $19.99 9781596298811
Hinckley and the Fire of 1894
Hinckley and the Fire of 1894

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Imagine a force in nature more powerful than multiple atomic bombs—that was the Great Hinckley Fire of September 1, 1894. In only four hour ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112963
Hutchinson
Hutchinson

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Founded in 1855, when Minnesota was still a territory, Hutchinson is named for a New Hampshire family of minstrels and social activists who ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110105
Jewish Community of North Minneapolis
Jewish Community of North Minneapolis

$21.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The stories of the Jewish community of North Minneapolis are an important part of the rich and diverse mosaic of North Minneapolis history. ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738508177
Jewish Pioneers of St. Paul: 1849-1874
Jewish Pioneers of St. Paul: 1849-1874

$21.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series: Voices of America
The roots of the Jewish community of St. Paul, MN, were established in 1849, with the arrival of two American-born brothers from Pennsylvani ...
Voices of America Backordered $21.99 9780738518626
Kanabec County
Kanabec County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Featuring 217 historic photographs, Images of America: Kanabec County guides readers on an exciting journey into the past as it explores the ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738590561
Kashubian Polish Community of Southeastern Minnesota, The
Kashubian Polish Community of Southeastern Minnesota, The

$21.99 Backordered
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The Kashubian people in Southeastern Minnesota are a small yet distinct group of people; small, because in a world-view they are few in numb ...
Images of America Backordered $21.99 9780738518855
Lake Minnetonka
Lake Minnetonka

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Known to native peoples for centuries as a sacred place and hunting ground, the ninth largest of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes remained unchanged ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467113342
Lanesboro, Minnesota: Historic Destination
Lanesboro, Minnesota: Historic Destination

$21.99 Reprinting
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
In 1942, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Sinclair Lewis wrote that the Lanesboro area was "...worthy of Vermont in its sturdy quietude. Throug ...
Images of America Reprinting $21.99 9780738520315
Legendary Locals of Crookston
Legendary Locals of Crookston

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Legendary Locals
Crookston is in the heart of the fertile Red River Valley. Railroad baron James J. Hill positioned the city to be a hub of transportation, s ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101578
Legendary Locals of Pine City
Legendary Locals of Pine City

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Legendary Locals
Throughout the history of Pine City, individuals have dreamed, struggled, and created a remarkable place of American culture. Legendary Loca ...
Legendary Locals Available $21.99 9781467101196
Lyn-Lake
Lyn-Lake

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The Lyn-Lake area of Minneapolis, centered around the intersection of Lyndale Avenue and West Lake Street, is one of the city's most distinc ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738583310
Martin County
Martin County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
When the first settlers arrived in Martin County in March 1856, the county was part of Brown and Faribault Counties. Perhaps these settlers ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738577210
Milwaukee Avenue: Community Renewal in Minneapolis
Milwaukee Avenue: Community Renewal in Minneapolis

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series:
In the 1970s, a politically savvy and hardworking neighborhood organization, the Seward West Project Area Committee (PAC), outmaneuvered a p ...
Available $21.99 9781626194342
Minneapolis and St. Paul in Vintage Postcards
Minneapolis and St. Paul in Vintage Postcards

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Postcard History
During the first half of the 20th century, communication by postcard was an inexpensive and popular means of exchanging travel stories, news ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738519821
Minneapolis Millers of the American Association, The
Minneapolis Millers of the American Association, The

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of Baseball
The Minneapolis Millers graced the fields of the American Association for six decades, from 1902 to 1960. Known as a high-level training gro ...
Images of Baseball Available $21.99 9781467113472
Minneapolis Riverfront, The
Minneapolis Riverfront, The

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
With the Mississippi River’s only true waterfalls at its front door, Minneapolis harnessed the power of the falls to become an international ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467112765
Minnesota Mayhem: A History of Calamitous Events, Horrific Accidents, Dastardly Crime & Dreadful Beh
Minnesota Mayhem: A History of Calamitous Events, Horrific Accidents, Dastardly Crime & Dreadful Beh

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: True Crime
Turn back the yellowing pages of Minnesota's past and explore the best of the state's worst moments, as chronicled in the Minneapolis Tribun ...
True Crime Available $19.99 9781609495978
Minnesota Mysteries: A History of Unexplained Wonders, Eccentric Characters, Preposterous Claims and
Minnesota Mysteries: A History of Unexplained Wonders, Eccentric Characters, Preposterous Claims and

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series:
Any Minnesotan worth his lutefisk has heard of the Kensington Runestone. But have you heard of Victor Setterlund? In 1949, he uncovered anot ...
Available $19.99 9781626193628
Minnesota Twins Baseball: Hardball History on the Prairie
Minnesota Twins Baseball: Hardball History on the Prairie

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Sports
For more than half a century, Minnesotans have been treated to the memorable players and teams of the Minnesota Twins. From the Ruthian blas ...
Sports Available $19.99 9781626193819

 
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