Minnesota's Capitol: A Centennial Story
Minnesota’s Capitol is an educational and entertaining look at the house that Minnesota built. Replicated in butter sculpture and picture postcards by creative and enterprising citizens, the Capitol building in St. Paul was the pride of the state and the envy of the nation when it opened in 1905.
For one hundred years the Capitol has been the hub of government and an enduring symbol for an ever-changing Minnesota. Through lively historical narratives, plentiful pictures, and creative activities, learn how the Capitol came to represent the North Star state and how Minnesota made itself at home in a gleaming marble structure on the hill.
- Author: Leigh Roethke
- Publisher: Afton Historical Society Press (2005)
- Format: Hardcover, 120 pages, 10 x 8.2 x 0.8 inches
- ISBN: 978-1890434670