Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota's Boundaries
How Did Minnesota Get Its Shape?
Why is Isle Royale part of Michigan?
What’s with that knob on top of Minnesota? And why doesn’t it include the entirety of Lake of the Woods?
What about the bump on the western border?
How long has the rivalry between Wisconsin and Minnesota actually existed?
How were the boundaries mapped before GPS?
Find the answers to these questions (and more) inside!
North Star Press
St. Cloud, MN
Minnesota history, boundaries
Political History | United States History
Lass, W. E. (2014). Shaping the North star state: A history of Minnesota's boundaries. North Star Press.