Compilation of articles from the Blue Earth County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter, The Historian, from 2011 through 2015. See below for a full list of topics.

Published by: Blue Earth County Historical Society
Format: Softcover; B&W images and illustrations, 170 pages, 6 x 9

Contents:

  • Her Roots Run Deep: Margaret Anderson Kelliher
  • Blue Earth County and the Civil War: Company H 2nd Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry
  • These Blue Earth County Roots of Mine
  • Blue Earth County Monuments and Markers
  • The Grand Army of the Republic
  • Census Records: Treasure Chest for Family Researchers
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Shopping on Front Street
  • In Search of the Elusive Mrs. Rablin
  • “I Cannot Hang Men for Votes” Abraham Lincoln’s Moral Dilemma
  • A Tale of Two Men: Promoting the Blue Earth County Historical Society 100 Years Later
  • What’s in a Name? Blue Earth County’s Geographic Names
  • Surrounded By History: The People Behind Blue Earth County Street Names
  • Stories from the Slough
  • Seppmann: The Man and The Mill
  • Protecting, Predicting and Preparing: A Look Back at How Blue Earth County Prepared for Disasters
  • “Happy Days Are Here Again” Roosevelt’s New Deal in Blue Earth County
  • Blue Earth County Women Answer the Call of Duty During World War II
  • High Water and Hard Work: Remembering the Flood of 1965
  • The Naming and Spelling of Mankato, Minnesota
  • Electricity Comes to Rural Blue Earth County