Posted at 11:29 AM on April 16, 2008
by Julia Schrenkler
Gary Eichten is talking about our "Sesquicentennial Summer," as Minnesota's sesquicentennial celebration draws near.
Word is the point isn't just to host a big state birthday party but to reflect on Minnesota history and our own social evolution.
MPR's Minnesota 150 collection: Tell your story, catch up on related celebration news, and get to know our state a little better.
More from MPR, courtesy the Midday page:
*May celebration to launch sesquicentennial events (04/12/2008)
*Stories from the Civilian Conservation Corps (03/27/2008)
*Sesquicentennial organizers look for state money (03/17/2008)
*Spinning stories of Minnesota (03/12/2008)
*Celebrating Minnesota's Sesquicentennial in song (01/31/2008)
*People of Minnesota (01/21/2008)
*150 years of Minnesota history (08/28/2007)
*The Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission