Title: Advertisement for the Town of Bovey
Date: May 28, 1904
Source: Minnesota Historical Society
Description: Longyear's company got involved in trying to found a new mining town on the range. This ad encourages local citizens to invest in the new town and build homes there.
- What might be some advantages to living in a town that is "in the midst of great bodies of iron ore?"
- What might be some disadvantages to living in a town that is "in the midst of great bodies of iron ore?"
- Why might the presence of the Great Northern Railroad be an important feature for those considering moving to Bovey?
- Why do you think Longyear's company might have been involved in promoting this town?