Archive for February 24, 2008

February 24, 1858

February 24, 2008

Minnesota is nicknamed the Gopher State the legislature had guaranteed a $5 million loan to rail road interest and a cartoon showing a railroad car striped rodents with human heads representing the people of the territory is printed on this date.

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.