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A to Z Kids Stuff | Minnesota __ General information for kids including history resources. - from atozkidsstuff.com - http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/minnesota.html

Find a Grave - Minnesota ___Brief biographies of 295 'famous' citizens, many with information about their claims to fame, causes of death and burial places, and photos. - Illustrated - From Find a Grave - http://www.findagrave.com/php/famous.php?page=state&FSstateid=25

Historical Museums of Minnesota - A History Guide __ "Minnesota history musuems. Learn about historic minnesota and discover the history of Minnesota people. Locate Minnesota history museums, historic sites, historic Minnesota photos, place histories, Minnesota genealogy research data, history timelines, old Minnesota newspapers, state symbols and other Minnesota history information." - illustrated - From censusfinder.com - http://www.censusfinder.com/minnesota-historical-museums.htm

History of Minnesota ___This is a lengthy encyclopedic article about the history of Minnesota. In-text links take you to further information or definitions of the topic at hand. - Text only - From Farlex, Inc. - http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/History%20of%20Minnesota

History of Minnesota ___"Learn about a specific period in Minnesota's history" or learn fun facts about historic Minnesota. - Illustrated - From the Emuseum - http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/mnstatehistory/index.shtml


History of Minnesota __ "The history of Minnesota is the story of a U.S. state shaped by its original Native American residents, European exploration and settlement, and the emergence of industries made possible by the state's natural resources. Minnesota achieved prominence through fur trading, logging, and farming, and later, railroads, flour milling and iron mining. While those industries remain important, the state's economy is now driven by banking, computers and health care." An encyclopedic article. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Minnesota 

List of Governors of Minnesota ___From this see-at-a-glance page of statistics, you can access a brief biography by clicking on a governor's name. - Text only - From Farlex, Inc. - http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/List%20of%20Governors%20of%20Minnesota 
Minnesota Statehood ___"Concentrates on 18th- and 19th-century Minnesota history, but also refers to earlier and later periods. Historical essay, hand-colored photographs and lots of links. - Illustrated - From the Library of Congress - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/today/may11.html

Minnesota___A good overview of the history of Minnesota, plus statistics, demographic information, and links to "... selected famous natives and residents." - Illustrated - From Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108230.html

Minnesota Family History - Minnesota Birth Records. Minnesota ... __ History of Minnesota. Databases of historic and family records. - From familyhistory.com - http://www.familyhistory.com/state.asp?state=MN 

Minnesota Ghost Towns ___These brief reports about this state's ghost towns are submitted by viewers. - Map - From Ghosttowns.com - http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/mn/mn.html

Minnesota Historical Society __ Learn about the organization, goals, accomplishments, membership information and more. - illustrated - From mnhs.org - http://www.mnhs.org/index.htm

Minnesota History.com Articles, Video, Pictures and Facts __ A great collection of articles and resources about Minnesota history. - illustrated - From history.com - http://www.history.com/topics/minnesota

Minnesota History Webquest __ Students will become familiar with basic information related to Minnesota state history as well as familiar with online resources for learning about the history of Minnesota. - From cloudnet.com - http://www.cloudnet.com/%7Eedrbsass/historywebquest.htm

Minnesota mining history - Digging into MN Minerals: Minnesota DNR __ "An article about the history of mining in Minnesota from the publication, Digging Into Minnesota's Minerals, by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Minerals. This educational publication is meant for elementary school students." - From State of Minnesota - http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/education/geology/digging/history.html

Minnesota State History __ A general overview of Minnesota history and a timeline. - From thingstodo.com - http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MN/history.htm

Minnesota, Timeline of State History __ "Offers a chronological time-line of dates and events in Minnesota's history from 5,000 BC to 2000 AD. Includes geography, government, education, figures, and facts." - From shgresources.com - http://www.shgresources.com/mn/timeline/


MNHS.ORG | Minnesota Historical Society __ You may have to do some navigating to fine everything and there is a lot here to dig out. "Explore Minnesota's past through museum exhibits that feature large-scale objects, hands-on experiences and multimedia presentations. - illustrated - From MNHS - http://www.mnhs.org/historycenter/ 
Naming of Minneapolis ___A nice little history of the events surrounding the naming of this city. - Illustrated - From the Minneapolis Public Library - http://www.mpls.lib.mn.us/history/eh4.asp 

The US50 - A Guide to the State of Minnesota___A general state history overview and brief biographies of historic figures. - Text only - From Erik Schubach and TheUS50.com - http://www.theus50.com/minnesota/history.php


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