Archive for May 10, 2008

May 10, 1823

May 10, 2008

The Virginian was the first steamboat to reach Fort St. Anthony, which later became known as Fort Snelling.

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.


May is American Indian Month in Minnesota

May 10, 2008

May is indeed American Indian Month in Minnesota. The Minnesota Sesquicentennial wanted to honor American Indians and American Indian history in Minnesota. We have done that with an essay on the Sesquicentennial web site that recognizes and remembers the history.

The Sesquicentennial has also started a blog entitled, Native American Minnesota: A journey of learning and understanding. Please take a moment to check it out.