Historic Photos of St. Paul
In 1854, Saint Paul incorporated as a city and, in 1858 Minnesota was admitted to the union with Saint Paul becoming the 32nd state capital. The Saintly City is noted for its neighborhoods; the city has been called "fifteen small towns with one mayor," owing to the neighborhood-based life of much of the city. Saint Paul is the birthplace of renowned author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, as well as the childhood home of cartoonist Charles M. Schulz of Peanuts fame.
This book follows life, government, events and people important to Saint Paul history and the building of this unique city. Spanning over two centuries and two hundred photographs, this is a must have for any long-time resident or history lover of Saint Paul!