Weird, Wacky and Wild Minnesota Trivia

Weird, Wacky and Wild Minnesota Trivia

by Jeff Neidt, Lisa Wojna, Roger Garcia
     
 

Minnesota is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters:

• A SPAM museum, located in the town of Austin, is dedicated entirely to that canned meat product

• F. Scott Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Bob Dylan are all native Minnesotans

• The Mall of America in

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Minnesota is full of fascinating and often humorous stories of strange places, bizarre events, intriguing history and colorful characters:

• A SPAM museum, located in the town of Austin, is dedicated entirely to that canned meat product

• F. Scott Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Bob Dylan are all native Minnesotans

• The Mall of America in Bloomington covers an area of 9.5 million square feet—roughly the size of 78 football fields

• Minnesota is the birthplace of the Jolly Green Giant and Wheaties cereal, masking and Scotch tape, Bisquick, Aveda beauty products and the stapler

• The world's largest pelican statue stands more than 15 feet tall in downtown Pelican Rapids, near Pelican River

• Minneapolis' famed skyway system connects 52 blocks of the downtown core

• The state has 15,291 lakes and 90,000 miles of shoreline, which is more than California, Florida and Hawaii's shorelines combined

• Minnesota has the most groomed snowmobile trails in the country—2000 miles worth.

And so much more…

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897278338
Publisher:
Blue Bike Books
Publication date:
03/19/2008
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
873,802
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.40(d)

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