The Minnesota

​Territorial Pioneers

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.

Red River Ox Carts

The New Capitol: St. Paul vs. St. Peter

The History of Minnesota Territory

Our Heritage and Our History

Early Explorers and Pioneers