The Robbinsdale Times

1912   On the last Friday in April, Arbor Day at Parker school was celebrated with songs and recitations at morning assembly. Forty silver maple and elm tr...

The Village of Crystal

1887 In 1886 Minneapolis made an effort to annex all bordering townships to secure more taxable property and money for improvements and perhaps to outclass St. ...

Sanborn Terrace on Crystal Lake

The Sanborn family had owned land and farmed in Crystal Township in the years before Robbinsdale was incorporated as village. Arthur Sanborn became the first Pr...

The View from Sunset Hill

The unobstructed view over the beautifully undulated open country to the west, obtained from the concourse at the 26th Avenue entrance to “The Victory Mem...

A Living Monument

From theĀ  Presidents Report to the Minneapolis Park Board of Commissioners in 1921: Probably the most outstanding event of the year was the dedication on June 1...