The greatest place on earth
'Come to Minnesota, the land of the free, and home of the trees.'
Minnesota is surely the greatest place on earth! We have beautiful sights to see, meadows, farming, and beautiful landmarks. I feel that the best way to travel here is from the east is by train. It's fast, and efficient.
Special people to our state:
These people are important role models to Minnesota history.
Henry Sibley was the representative of Minnesota in 1858.
Harriet Bishop was the first effective teacher and community leader in Minnesota.
Alexander Ramsey was the territorial governor of Minnesota for a year.
"I have known Minnesota from it's infancy, and have loved it as a parent does a child, till my very being is entwined with her interests; and to me it is fit for paradise. Come to Minnesota, but bring with you the principles firm and unyielding." - Harriet Bishop, 1857
. Minnesota has the most lakes; 11,842, lakes in the United States.
. The largest lake in Minnesota is Red lake, measuring in 288,800 acres.
. The current population is 6,077 people.
. Minnesota is the 32nd state to be a part of the United States
Lake superior is partly in Minnesota, and partly in Wisconsin. So technically it is not the largest lake in Minnesota. But, it is 350 miles long, and 160 miles wide. It has a big meaning to the Native Americans.