Objects in Mirror

Arriving in the wild western town of Stillwater

Posted at 8:45 AM on May 12, 2008 by Julia Schrenkler

Gail W transcribed her Grandmother's Minnesota arrival story and posted it to our group on Gather.com. This section captured my attention:

"I was born in 1856 and grew up in Buffalo, New York. We were a very close knit family so one could imagine how horrified we were to learn that our dear sister Margaret was to move with her husband to the wild western town of Stillwater, Minnesota."

The best part of history: Thinking of Stillwater as a wild western town. Join our online group to tell your Minnesota Arrival story.

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