St. Cloud, Minnesota (Postcard History Series)

Overview

St. Cloud, located on the Mississippi River and in the center of Minnesota, was incorporated on April 2, 1856, by merging three towns together. Through the magic of vintage postcards, travel through time to early in the last century. Readers can see buildings and street scenes that are long gone or changed so much they are unrecognizable today. Explore the granite industry, here since the early 1860s. Meet Samuel Pandolfo, who decided to build an automobile here in 1917. Learn about the man who developed a tin ...

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Overview

St. Cloud, located on the Mississippi River and in the center of Minnesota, was incorporated on April 2, 1856, by merging three towns together. Through the magic of vintage postcards, travel through time to early in the last century. Readers can see buildings and street scenes that are long gone or changed so much they are unrecognizable today. Explore the granite industry, here since the early 1860s. Meet Samuel Pandolfo, who decided to build an automobile here in 1917. Learn about the man who developed a tin can chair, as well as the St. Cloud Reformatory, which has the largest wall in the United States.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738577876
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 6/21/2010
  • Series: Postcards of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,425,295
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Harold Zosel is an active member of the Stearns History Museum, where he takes his hobby of deltiology (collecting of postcards) and digs through all the resources in the research center to learn the rest of the story. All of the postcards seen in St. Cloud are from Zosel's extensive collection.

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