Bloberger and Brimball

1896 The February 22, 1904, issue of the Robbinsdale Park Progress gave tribute to a pioneer, George L. Brimhall, who died on September 17, 1896. In 1876 he pur...

Progress in Robbinsdale Park

1890 This was a busy year for the Robbinsdale area. John Trump built a general merchandise store where the Wicked Wort is today. He enlarged his store, selling ...

Picturesque Robbinsdale

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

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...

The Hotel Columbia

Built as a temperance house by C.T. Griffith, the wooden, three story Hotel Georgia opened in 1890. The hotel had 23 bedrooms and a large double parlor. Meals w...