Wednesday, July 3, 2013

On this date in Minnesota history: July 3

July 3, 1907 – “The land opening [in Duluth on this date] was a tame affair. Only twenty applicants were in line for homesteads on the Fond du Lac reservation. Anton Jackeri, who secured the first homestead, had been waiting in line for three weeks.”

Tower Weekly News; “Few File on Land”; July 5, 1907; p. 3.

Example of my g-grandfather's Homestead Papers filed in Duluth in 1905

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