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Minnesota history along the highways

a guide to historic markers and sites

by Sarah P. Rubinstein

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota
    • Subjects:
    • Historical markers -- Minnesota -- Guidebooks.,
    • Historic sites -- Minnesota -- Guidebooks.,
    • Minnesota -- Guidebooks.,
    • Minnesota -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementcompiled by Sarah P. Rubinstein.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF607 .R83 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 322 p. :
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3578163M
      ISBN 100873514564
      LC Control Number2002155776

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Minnesota history along the highways by Sarah P. Rubinstein Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a great guide for anyone exploring Minnesota by car. It lists highway markers and their complete texts, all arranged by county. There is also a very thorough index of topics and names mentioned on the markers. Local history buffs or anybody interested in Minnesota history and geology will find this book a wonderful read.5/5(1).

Publisher of outstanding books on the history, art, and culture of the Upper Midwest. A free, curated, authoritative resource about Minnesota. The lively and essential magazine about our state.

Minnesota History Along the Highways: A Guide to Historic Markers and Sites. $   Each entry includes the location of the marker or monument along the state's highways and county roads. For the traveler's ease of use, the entries are grouped by region and by county and many photographs convey a sense of the history to be found at these places.

The Minnesota Book of Days is a entertaining and educational day-by-day Brand: Minnesota Historical Society Press. Get this from a library. Minnesota history along the highways: a guide to historic markers and sites.

[Sarah P Rubinstein] -- "History surrounds us. For more than years Minnesotans have remembered this by marking the places where significant historic events occurred. This guide presents the locations and texts of Some have stood for over a century, marking the sites of the Dakota War of Others, more recent, enhance the interstate highways with brief, informative histories of Red River trails, immigrant communities, and important industries.

Each entry includes the location of the marker or monument along the state's highways and county roads. Buy a cheap copy of Minnesota History along the Highways: A book. A handy travel guide to more than historic markers and monuments throughout Minnesota.

For more than years Minnesotans have been marking the places where Free shipping over $English, Book edition: Minnesota history along the highways: a guide to historic markers and sites / compiled by Sarah P.

Rubinstein. Rubinstein, Sarah P. (Sarah Paskins), Get this edition. This is the first part of a new series on the history of Minnesota's highway system. This is not intended to be exhaustive or strictly chronological.

Rather the idea is to present certain milestones and points where source material is available and that I think readers will find informative or interesting. There's also a few topics I will only touch briefly as they are tangential to the main.

We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota (U of Illinois Press, ) Olsenius, Richard. Minnesota travel companion: a guide to the history along Minnesota's highways (Bluestem Productions, ) Radzilowski, John. Minnesota (Interlink Books. Click to download ?book=Read Minnesota History Along the Highways: A Guide to Historic Markers and Sites Ebook Full.

InMinnesota Public Radio’s Cathy Wurzer did just that when she researched Highway 61 for her book and documentary project, “Tales of the Road: Highway ” The book, which highlights stories about the famous locations along the highway’s mile journey through Minnesota, cites Munsch’s website as a resource.

The Minnesota Scenic Byways Commission was established by the Memorandum of Understanding between the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota Office of Tourism, now known as Explore Minnesota Tourism to oversee Minnesota’s Scenic Byway Program.

History Along the Highways: An Official Guide to Minnesota State Markers and Monuments [Holmquist, June Drenning, Sue Holbert, Dorothy Drescher Perry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

History Along the Highways: An Official Guide to Minnesota. Legally, the Minnesota section of US 12 is defined as unmarked Constitutional / Legislative Routes26, and 10 in Minnesota Statutes §§ (80) and (2). US 12 is not marked with these legislative numbers along the actual highway. History.

US 12 was established on Novem Shop the History at Home e-book sale. For a limited time, select MNHS Press e-books are on sale for just $ Browse our virtual bookstore to discover fascinating stories about Minnesota people, places, eras, and events.

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Get this from a library. Minnesota travel companion: a guide to the history along Minnesota's highways. [Richard Olsenius; Sona Karentz Andrews] -- 81 maps and historical photographs take you from the "Little Switzerland" of southeast Minnesota to the Red River oxcart trails of the northwest, and show you why this state is such a fascinating.

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A brief history of MnDOT Milestones in Minnesota transportation history. - The Legislature creates the State Highway Commission to build roads and bridges.; - The State Highway Commission is Legislature creates the Department of Highways; s - The Highway Commissioner won a state constitutional amendment allocating gas taxes solely to build and maintain.

Well, now the Minnesota Historical Society Press has printed a handbook, "Minnesota History Along the Highways," the right shape and size to store in the glove compartment.

Previously this series covered federal and private involvement in Minnesota's highways from the pioneer days into the s. Now it's time to cover the involvement of the state.

As early as there was state involvement in highways, with the state contributing funds towards the Old Cedar and Bloomington Ferry Bridges. A constitutional amendment allowed the state to directly be involved.U.S.

Route 1 or U.S. Highway 1 (US 1) is a major north–south United States Numbered Highway that serves the East Coast of the United runs 2, miles (3, km), from Key West, Florida north to Fort Kent, Maine, at the Canadian border, making it the longest north–south road in the United States.

US 1 is generally paralleled by Interstate 95 (I), though the former is.Minnesota Highway History Primer: What follows is a short history of the creation and early development of Minnesota's Trunk Highway System between and During the late 19th century the railroad provided the primary means of overland transportation for most Americans.