Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota: Parks for the People DVD

$ 14.99

See what the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area looked like when it was first being developed compared to today, and find out what it took to create the one-of-a-kind system that now boasts hundreds of parks in Minnesota: Parks for the People, which previously aired on public television.

Product Features

  • Meet the people behind the Twin Cities’ unique parks systems and see vintage film of parks and playgrounds from the 1800’s to today
  • How did prairie transform into city and then into leafy community parks?
  • Watch how Minneapolis and Saint Paul’s lakes change from winter to summer recreation in a few short months
  • Visit Oxford Field, which helped produce Minnesota professional baseball players Dave Winfield, Paul Molitor and Joe Mauer

  • Format: DVD, 55 minutes
  • Publisher: Topics Inc.
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