Fighting for the Union!

1861 The year following the organization of the township, the Civil War commenced. The town paid no bounties, but furnished its quota of men. In the Hennepin Co...

George Swift’s Drug Store

George Swift was born in Boston in 1848. At the tender age of 13 he enlisted as a drummer boy for Fort Snelling. during the Civil War he marched through Georgia...

September Member News

  September Meeting Announcement Tuesday, September 24th at 1pm the Robbinsdale Public Safety Building (Fire and Police Building). Special guest speaker Da...

The Russ Grocery

Nathan Russ moved to Robbinsdale after the Civil War. He owned a small farm near Lake Road and Lake Drive. Mr. Russ was the Village Recorder for many years, but...

File# FF120 Vaughan

  Record number 121 Identification Institution name Robbinsdale Historical Society Object number FF120 Number of parts 16 Distinguishing features Photos, R...