Shumway

1855 Mr. John P. Shumway, a native of Connecticut. took a claim in 1855 in Wright County, cleared five acres, and erected a bark shanty. Working without a team,...

Uneventful and Prosaic

1853 In January, 1853, the county Commissioners created the School Districts in Hennepin County. District # 1 was located in the village of Minneapolis, Distric...

The Shumways

John P. Shumway purchased 45 acres of  the Crystal Lake Township for $25 dollars a piece in 1856. He built a modest home near Twin Lake and managed to get most ...

File#CF002 Crystal Lake

** %0 167 BA Robbinsdale Historical Society CB City douments, nineteenth century DE 1888 DF Recollection DS 1885 I2 IN CF002 OB Crystal Lake OC City Files PB Th...