Posts tagged "Minneapolis"
An 1869 letter from St. Anthony: "The climate is the principle boast of Minnesota"

An 1869 letter from St. Anthony: “The climate is the principle boast of Minnesota”

Here is an old letter posted from the former city of St. Anthony, MN from 1869. I’ve had it for some years, but didn’t get around to reading it until this weekend, when I was laid up with a cold and was looking for something passive to do. St. Anthony was across...

Hubert Humphrey’s 65th Birthday Party

In advance of this weekend’s dedication of the Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol, we found this while rummaging through the storied Lit Happens archives. The occasion was HHH’s 65th birthday party. The line-up of big names would have made the old Carlton Celebrity Room jealous. Minneapolis’...