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History of St Paul, Minnesota, USA

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St Paul, Minnesota, USA

St Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA

The original name of the settlement that became St. Paul was Pig's Eye. Named for the French-Canadian whiskey trader, Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant, who had led squatters to the settlement.

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  • 1854 - St. Paul
    St. Paul, a flourishing city, port of entry, capital of Minnesota Territory, and seat of justice of Ramsey county, on the left bank of the...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - ST. PAUL. Disastrous Fire
    St. Paul, Minn., April 21

    Early this morning the McKibben Block, a four-story stone building, together with Mrs. Johnson's brick boarding-house...Read MORE...


  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    St. Paul, From Dayton's Bluff
    Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
    New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
    Artwork
  • News 1881 - A Disastrous Fire - The Minnesota State House Burned.
    St. Paul, Minn., March 1. - Members of the legislature were "fired out" literally to-night in a summary manner. At 9 o'clock while both houses were...Read MORE...


  • News 1884 - FIRE AT ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.
    St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 26. - A most disastrous fire has occurred here. The building destroyed was a large four-story warehouse at the corner of Pine...Read MORE...


  • 1887 - First ski tournament in Midwest held in Saint Paul

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ mntimeln.htm

  • 1888 - During the winter of 1888, residents of St. Paul built an ice palace at the winter festival. Before melting, it was considered one of the largest buildings in the world, measuring 14 stories high and covering an acre of land.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ minnesota.html

  • News 1889 - AN OPERA HOUSE BURNED. ST. PAUL LOSES ITS CHIEF PLACE OF AMUSEMENT - LOSS $200,000.
    St. Paul, Jan. 21. - At 7 o'clock this morning fire broke out in the coat room of the Grand Opera House. The place caught fire during the absence of...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Saint Paul
    Saint Paul, a city and port of entry, the capital of Minnesota, and the seat of justice for Ramsey co., is situated on the Mississippi River, about...Read MORE...


  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    $9.00 Fur Colarets
    E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    October 1898
    Advertisement
  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Seventh Street, East from Wabasha
    St. Paul, Minn.
    Postcard
  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    St. Paul Levee and Union Depot
    Postcard
  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Dairy Building
    Minnesota State Fair Grounds
    Postcard
  • News 1904 - SIXTEEN PEOPLE KILLED - The Tornado at Twin Cities Wrought Devastation.
    It Cut a Pathway Eight Miles Long Through the Business District - Hundreds of Fine Shade Trees Ruined.

    St. Paul, Minn., August 22. - The tornado...Read MORE...


  • News 1905 - FELL FROM A "FERRIS" WHEEL. WOMAN INSTANTLY KILLED AND HUSBAND SOON DIED IN ST. PAUL.
    St. Paul, Minn. - In the presence of thousands of visitors at the state fair at St. Paul, Minn., Thursday. MR. and MRS. SEVENTHAL, of Eau Claire,...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Saint Panl, the capital of Minnesota and the scat of justice of Ramsey co., is situated on the Mississippi River, about 2150 miles above its mouth,...Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - FALLS OVER CLIFF AND TRAIN MANGLES HIM
    ST. PAUL, May 8. - Robert, the 2 year old son of Jacob Sleckenstein, 275 Cliff street, rolled down a 30-foot embankment near his home at 6 o'clock...Read MORE...


  • News 1909 - ST. PAUL SAVED AFTER BATTLE WITH FLAMES. $600,000 IN BUILDINGS LEFT IN ASHES IN HEART OF THE BUSINESS SECTION. RIVAL, MINNEAPOLIS, SENDS A HOSE CART. ENTIRE FIRE FIGHTING STRENGTH USED TO PREVENT RUIN OF MINNESOTA TOWN.
    St. Paul, Jan. 29. - Fire started in a department store on Seventh street this evening and for a while threatened to devastate a large part of the...Read MORE...


  • St Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Ruins of Fey Hotel, St. Paul, Minn.
    Burned Night of Jan. 29, 09.
    Postcard
  • News 1920 - February 1 - 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)

    historyorb.com
    February 1, 1920

  • News 1958 - GIANT PLANE SPLIT IN SKY, A.F. SAYS.
    By Associated Press.
    South St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 17 - The giant bomber plane which crashed in flames near here had broken apart in the air, an Air...Read MORE...




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St Paul, Minnesota, USA
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St. Paul, From Dayton's Bluff
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Artwork

St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Pinterest
$9.00 Fur Colarets
E. Albrecht & Son, St. Paul, Minn.

The Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898
Advertisement



St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Pinterest
Seventh Street, East from Wabasha
St. Paul, Minn.
Postcard

St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Pinterest
St. Paul Levee and Union Depot
Postcard

St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Pinterest
Dairy Building
Minnesota State Fair Grounds
Postcard

St Paul, Minnesota, USA
Pinterest
Ruins of Fey Hotel, St. Paul, Minn.
Burned Night of Jan. 29, 09.
Postcard
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History and News of St Paul, Minnesota, USA

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  • 1854 - St. Paul
    St. Paul, a flourishing city, port of entry, capital of Minnesota Territory, and seat of justice of Ramsey county, on the left bank of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - ST. PAUL. Disastrous Fire
    St. Paul, Minn., April 21

    Early this morning the McKibben Block, a four-story stone building, together with Mrs. Johnson's brick boarding-house... Read MORE...

  • News  1881 - A Disastrous Fire - The Minnesota State House Burned.
    St. Paul, Minn., March 1. - Members of the legislature were "fired out" literally to-night in a summary manner. At 9 o'clock while both houses were... Read MORE...

  • News  1884 - FIRE AT ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA.
    St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 26. - A most disastrous fire has occurred here. The building destroyed was a large four-story warehouse at the corner of Pine... Read MORE...

  • 1887 - First ski tournament in Midwest held in Saint Paul

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ mntimeln.htm
  • 1888 - During the winter of 1888, residents of St. Paul built an ice palace at the winter festival. Before melting, it was considered one of the largest buildings in the world, measuring 14 stories high and covering an acre of land.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ minnesota.html
  • News  1889 - AN OPERA HOUSE BURNED. ST. PAUL LOSES ITS CHIEF PLACE OF AMUSEMENT - LOSS $200,000.
    St. Paul, Jan. 21. - At 7 o'clock this morning fire broke out in the coat room of the Grand Opera House. The place caught fire during the absence of... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Saint Paul
    Saint Paul, a city and port of entry, the capital of Minnesota, and the seat of justice for Ramsey co., is situated on the Mississippi River, about... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - SIXTEEN PEOPLE KILLED - The Tornado at Twin Cities Wrought Devastation.
    It Cut a Pathway Eight Miles Long Through the Business District - Hundreds of Fine Shade Trees Ruined.

    St. Paul, Minn., August 22. - The tornado... Read MORE...

  • News  1905 - FELL FROM A "FERRIS" WHEEL. WOMAN INSTANTLY KILLED AND HUSBAND SOON DIED IN ST. PAUL.
    St. Paul, Minn. - In the presence of thousands of visitors at the state fair at St. Paul, Minn., Thursday. MR. and MRS. SEVENTHAL, of Eau Claire,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Saint Panl, the capital of Minnesota and the scat of justice of Ramsey co., is situated on the Mississippi River, about 2150 miles above its mouth,... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - FALLS OVER CLIFF AND TRAIN MANGLES HIM
    ST. PAUL, May 8. - Robert, the 2 year old son of Jacob Sleckenstein, 275 Cliff street, rolled down a 30-foot embankment near his home at 6 o'clock... Read MORE...

  • News  1909 - ST. PAUL SAVED AFTER BATTLE WITH FLAMES. $600,000 IN BUILDINGS LEFT IN ASHES IN HEART OF THE BUSINESS SECTION. RIVAL, MINNEAPOLIS, SENDS A HOSE CART. ENTIRE FIRE FIGHTING STRENGTH USED TO PREVENT RUIN OF MINNESOTA TOWN.
    St. Paul, Jan. 29. - Fire started in a department store on Seventh street this evening and for a while threatened to devastate a large part of the... Read MORE...

  • News  1920 - February 1 - 1st commercial armored car introduced (St Paul Minn)

    historyorb.com
    February 1, 1920
  • News  1958 - GIANT PLANE SPLIT IN SKY, A.F. SAYS.
    By Associated Press.
    South St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 17 - The giant bomber plane which crashed in flames near here had broken apart in the air, an Air... Read MORE...

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