This day in history: Minnesota officially became the 32nd US state

On This Day:  May 11


On May 11th, 1858, the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" was officially admitted as the 32nd state in the union.

In case you need a reminder about what makes Minnesota special, check out the gallery below of famous Minnesotans. You betcha!

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This day in history: Minnesota officially became the 32nd US state

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