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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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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
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
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 Available
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 Available $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
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
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
Hinckley and the Fire of 1894
Hinckley and the Fire of 1894

$21.99 Not Yet Published
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 Not Yet Published $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 Available
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 Available $21.99 9780738508177
Jewish Pioneers of St. Paul: 1849-1874
Jewish Pioneers of St. Paul: 1849-1874

$21.99 Available
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 Available $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
Lanesboro, Minnesota: Historic Destination
Lanesboro, Minnesota: Historic Destination

$21.99 Backordered
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 Backordered $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
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 Riverfront, The
Minneapolis Riverfront, The

$21.99 Not Yet Published
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 Not Yet Published $21.99 9781467112765
Minnesota's Angling Past
Minnesota's Angling Past

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The importance of fishing in Minnesota goes back thousands of years: first as a means of critical subsistence and then, in the last 200 year ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467110532
Moorhead
Moorhead

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Moorhead, Minnesota, was founded in 1872 as a major stop on the Northern Pacific Railroad during its push toward the Pacific Ocean. The town ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738533025
Mower County
Mower County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The history of Mower County, Minnesota, is the story of its people-their dreams, their hard work, their joys, and their disappointments. It ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738519920
Nicollet Island
Nicollet Island

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Above St. Anthony Falls, in the middle of the Mississippi River, hidden in the heart of Minneapolis, lies Wita Waste, the beautiful island. ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738577913
Northern Pine County
Northern Pine County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Featuring over 210 historical photographs, Images of America: Northern Pine County guides readers on an exciting journey into the past as it ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738583440
Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years
Northwest Airlines: The First Eighty Years

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Since flying its first mail flight on October 1, 1926, Northwest Airways, now known as Northwest Airlines, has grown to become one of the wo ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738534152
Otsego
Otsego

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Heavily laden with deciduous trees and interspersed with lakes, rivers, ponds, and prairies, the area of Otsego was part of the region known ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738550718
Pine City
Pine City

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Laden with pines and interspersed with lakes and rivers, Pine City has long served as the gateway to Minnesota's Northwoods. Over the years, ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738577401
Preston
Preston

$19.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Nestled in a lush valley along the banks of the Root River, Preston, Minnesota, is ideally located at the geographic center of Fillmore Coun ...
Images of America Available $19.99 9780738532363
Reform Jews of Minneapolis
Reform Jews of Minneapolis

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The German Jews who began coming to Minneapolis in the 1850s quickly entered society as doctors, lawyers, professors, merchants, and leaders ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738532172
Robbinsdale
Robbinsdale

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Robbinsdale was named for entrepreneur, politician, and real estate developer Andrew B. Robbins. While serving in the Minnesota State Senate ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467111614
Rochester
Rochester

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Postcard History
Rochester has grown and changed incredibly since it was chartered as a city in 1858. Many of the places depicted in this book either no long ...
Postcard History Available $21.99 9780738551944
Rochester, Minnesota
Rochester, Minnesota

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
In 1869 The Minnesota Guide summed up Rochester, Minnesota as "a fine business point." Today Rochester is not only a fine business point but ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738531502
Rock County
Rock County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Rock County, located in the southwest corner of Minnesota, is proud to share its history through a pictorial journey of settlement, growth, ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9781467111386
Rogers, Hassan Township, and Fletcher Remembered
Rogers, Hassan Township, and Fletcher Remembered

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
The heavily wooded area of western Hennepin County, known as the "Big Woods" to early explorers, slowly transformed into three trade centers ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738541112
Sauk Rapids and Benton County
Sauk Rapids and Benton County

$21.99 Available
state: Minnesota
series: Images of America
Sauk Rapids and Benton County tells the rich and interesting history of one of the oldest counties in the state of Minnesota. Benton County ...
Images of America Available $21.99 9780738519609

 
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