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The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers

Established May 11, 1897-Incorporated1897

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The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 The Minnesota Territory included parts of the original Northwest Territory (1783), Louisiana Purchase (1803) and lands along the Red River of the North ceded to the US by the Anglo-American Convention of 1818.  Along with the state of Minnesota, portions of the states of… Continue reading Home

Minnesota Nicknames

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 The Wheat State: This name pays tribute to Minnesota’s wheat crops. New England of the West:  Because of the large number of New England natives in the territory, Minnesota was sometimes referred to as the “New England of the West.” Fun Facts & State Symbols… Continue reading Minnesota Nicknames

MTP Scholarship Award

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 To be eligible, an applicant must be in 12th grade or above; show proof of acceptance by an accredited junior or academic college or university located within the original boundaries of the Minnesota Territory, as designated by the U.S. Congress; Membership in MTP is not required; Upon receiving proof of the… Continue reading MTP Scholarship Award

Membership

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 Membership Options Overview Learn more about our various membership options. MTP Brochure View online or print on-demand, this brochure contains information about us, our mission, and fun facts for Minnesotans of all ages. Minnesota territory is defined as extending west to the east shore… Continue reading Membership

Recipients of the MTP Scholarship

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 Each year the Minnesota Territorial Pioneers awards a scholarship for use at an accredited college within the boundaries of the original Minnesota Territory. College Scholarship Award 2009 Travis J. Byrne Why A Minnesota Sesquicentennial? 2010 Travis Pendley Oza Windib: Giver of Veritas Caput(PDF) 2011… Continue reading Recipients of the MTP Scholarship

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The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 The Minnesota Territory included parts of the original Northwest Territory (1783), Louisiana Purchase (1803) and lands along the Red River of the North ceded to the US by the Anglo-American Convention of 1818.  Along with the state of Minnesota, portions of the states of… Continue reading Home

Previous Recipients, MTP Pioneer of the Year Award

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 The Pioneer of the Year is a member in good standing of MTP who has made noteworthy contributions to the organization.  It is usually awarded to an individual who has demonstrated his/her commitment to the organization over a significant period of time. 1986 Wilfred… Continue reading Previous Recipients, MTP Pioneer of the Year Award

MN State Fair – Log Cabin Pioneer History Museum

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 The Original Log Cabin and Historic Member Photos Contact us using the state fair contact form, and someone from our State Fair Committee will reach out. Thanks to all our volunteers for what they do! Come Visit Us at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair, August 24 –… Continue reading MN State Fair – Log Cabin Pioneer History Museum

Fun Facts and State Symbols

The Minnesota ​Territorial Pioneers Established May 11, 1897 – Incorporated 1924 To learn more about Minnesota symbols and fun facts, click on the links below.