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Territory Trivia

Joel Whitney's photography studio, St. Paul, 1852
Joel Whitney's photography studio, St. Paul, 1852
Transport yourself back 150 years into Minnesota's past.

Territory-period photographers captured the look of Minnesota. In their photos, you do NOT see:

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  • Trains, planes, cars, or busses
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  • Telegraph, power, or phone lines
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  • Radios, televisions, or computers
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  • Women in short dresses
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  • Photos in color

    Remember these clues as you look at the photos. Read the question. Then, choose the photo that is 150 years old. It answers the question about Minnesota's past.

    To mark your answer, click on the button below the correct photo. Then, click on the "Submit my answer" bar.