Archive for February 19, 2008

February 19, 1851

February 19, 2008

An act signed by congress set aside 48,080 acres to support a state university. The University of Minnesota is incorporated six days later.

Thanks to Tim Holbrook’s Fourth Grade class from Madison Elementary in St Cloud for the research on February’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.