Thursday, May 23, 2019

On This Date in Minnesota History: May 23

May 23, 1857 – The Minnesota territorial legislature authorized the creation of Minnesota's Carlton County, named after Col. Reuben B. Carlton, Indian agent at Fond du Lac.

Carroll, Francis M.; Crossroads in Time; The Carlton County Historical Society (Cloquet, Minn., 1987); pp. 95-96.

Col. Reuben B. Carlton


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