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This week in state history


July 19, 2019

Historic Minnesota events that took place July 19-25.

July 19

1982 Relatives and friends of Robert Asp sail his replica Viking ship Hjemkomst into the harbor of Bergen, Norway, completing a journey from the Great Lakes. The ship is later installed in the Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center in Moorhead.

July 20

1837 Bagone-giizhig (Hole-in-the-Day the Younger), Flat Mouth, Lawrence Taliaferro, Henry H. Sibley, Wisconsin governor Henry Dodge, and others meet at Fort Snelling to negotiate the sale of Ojibwe lands east of the Mississippi River. About 1,400 Ojibwe camp near the fort during...

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