Archive for August 14, 2008

August 14, 1830

August 14, 2008

Arsonists destroy the council house of the Indian agency at St. Peter’s (which later became Mendota). Corrupt traders disliked Indian agent Lawrence Taliaferro’s strict enforcement of federal regulations.

Thanks to Duluth Public Schools for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

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