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Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis

Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis – J. Fletcher Williams

The recounting of events which have transpired in our own neighborhood is the most interesting of all history. There is a fascination in the study of the intermingled fact and fiction of the past which is heightened by a familiarity with the localities described. The river which flows through our native village acquires a new interest when, in imagination, we see the Indian canoe on its surface and the skin-covered tepee on its banks, as in days of yore. Log cabins, straw roofs, and the rude “betterments” of the hardy pioneer, are the next changes on the scene, followed soon by mushroom towns, some of which perish as quickly … Read more.../Mehr lesen ...

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