Inhabited in Pleistocene epoch (18,000 BCE); major groups were Ojibwa and Sioux when French fur traders arrived in 17th cen.; made of sections from Louisiana Purchase & NW Territory; supported Union in Civil War; homesteaded by Scandinavians in 1880s.

Quick Facts on Minnesota

Go Historic ID
240843
Coordinates
46.1037090° N, 94.6801760° W  map

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Place ID
240843
Title
Minnesota, USA