Girling Get Things Going

1893 Thomas H. Girling, born in England in 1865, had considerable impact as a publisher and civic leader in Robbinsdale. He had learned the printing business an...

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. ...

A Swift Postcard

    Born in Boston in 1848, George Swift came to Minnesota with his parents. At the age of 13, Swift enlisted as a drummer boy at Fort Snelling. Durin...

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...

File#BF055 Swift Drug

** %0 278 BA Robbinsdale Historical Society CB drug store, community horse purchase DF Photos, Documents DS 1889 I2 IA (Store exterior) George Swift Drug store-...