Archive for May 5, 2008

May 5, 1820

May 5, 2008

After a terrible winter in which forty of his one hundred men die, probably from scurvy, Colonel Henry Leavenworth moves his soldiers to Camp Coldwater, about a mile northwest of the proposed site of fort St. Anthony (later Snelling), which troops would soon construct.

Thanks to the following classes for the research on May’s Day in History.
Mary Frisk’s 4th grade, Chaska Elementary
Julie Senden’s 4th grade, Chaska Elementary
Renee Boraas’s 4th grade media class, Victoria Elementary
Kathy Brown’s 4th grade East Union
Anna Edlund’s 4th grade Bluff Creek Elementary
Jen Froisland’s 4th grade Chanhassen Elementary
Cassie Pupovac’s 4th grade Clover Ridge Elementary
Julie Weise’s 4th grade Jonathan elementary
Gaye Guyton’sKindergarten, PAC

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