Compilation of articles from the Blue Earth County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter, The Historian, from 2006 through 2010. Topics include mills and elevators; literature and photography; murder and gangsters. Compiled by Donna Webb

ISBN: 978-0-9790885-8-2
Published by: Blue Earth County Historical Society
Format: Softcover; B&W images and illustrations, 143 pages, 6 x 9


  • Greek Immigration to Mankato
  • Immigration Routes and the Journey of R. D. Hubbard
  • The Literary Heritage of Blue Earth County
  • Where Did the River Go? A. Anderson’s Artistic Vision
  • Brick Walls
  • Historical Clothing and Textiles
  • Mills of Blue Earth County
  • Indian Creek
  • South Bend Township
  • Old Photographs and the Secrets They Hold
  • Prairie Skyscrapers
  • Shadows of the Past
  • Old Photographs and the Secrets They Hold, Part 2: Photography 1900-1930
  • Sarah Christie Stevens: Superintendent of Schools
  • Mankato’s Role in the Carp Story
  • Fall Harvest
  • Blue Earth County Pioneer Parishes
  • Don’t Let the Research Center Scare You
  • The Shady Lady from South Bend
  • Sibley Park: Lions and Racetracks and Floods, Oh My!