Established May 11, 1897 - Incorporated 1924
Minnesota Territory - Early History
The history of Minnesota Territory, is the history of who we are
and how we arrived here as a people.
The men and women who settled this state came from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and origins.
To learn more about the exciting history of Minnesota Territory, click on the links below.
The New Capitol: St. Paul vs. St. Peter
The History of Minnesota Territory
Our Heritage and Our History
Early Explorers and Pioneers