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...

Alfred Parker

The son of a Methodist Clergyman, Alfred Parker was born in Maine in 1824. He served in the Mexican War and went to the California gold fields in the rush of 18...

Parkerville

The first railroad through Robbinsdale was called the Northwest Branch of the St. Paul Minneapolis and Manitoba Railroad Company. In 1880 a flag station was est...

Parker School

“Robbinsdale has today one of the finest school buildings of its kind in the State. This school is known as Parker School, in honor of Mr. Alfred Parker, ...

File#CF003 Crystal Village

** %0 168 BA Robbinsdale Historical Society CB Crystal History DF Recollections, Booklets DS 1996 I2 IN CF003 OB Crystal Village OC City Files PB This file cont...