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Share Your Minnesota Story

Minnesota Then is collecting stories about what life was like in Minnesota's past. We want to hear your unique perspectives and experiences to share with current and future generations. Whether it's a story passed down through your family, an event you experienced yourself, or peer-reviewed formal research, we welcome a wide range of topics and time periods. From pioneer days to the 21st century, small tales to historic moments, ordinary lives to famous Minnesotans - we want to hear your Minnesota story.

To contribute, your story should be factual and verifiable. If conducting research, please include at least three credible sources with your submission. By submitting your story, you give Minnesota Then permission to edit, adapt, and publish it on our website, social media, and other platforms (with proper credit to you for your contribution).

Let's share Minnesota's rich history together!