The final of the mile-superior glacial ice sheet that experienced covered Minnesota for two million a long time melts, leaving at the rear of additional than eleven,000 lakes, most of which are geologically identified as kettle or “ice block” lakes.
Indigenous Dakota, Ojibwe, Ho-Chunk, and other tribes endure the frustrated temperatures of the “Little Ice Age” with heated stone flooring, properties wrapped in birch bark, and animal-skin doorway coverings.
St. Paul lures architect A. C. Hutchison absent from Montreal to establish a grand ice palace for the Winter Carnival. The ensuing castle is just one of the very first properties to be electrically illuminated in St. Paul, and a hundred and fifty,000 men and women shell out a quarter every single to stroll by it.
After a January snowfall, Sven Stevenson’s outhouse slides down a hill and skitters throughout the prime of Lake Minnewaska