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150 Years of Statehood
150 Years of Statehood a Minnesota State wide Sesquicentennial Celebration
Honorary Capital for a Day
May 12th, 2008
Coniferous Region of the
Great State of Minnesota
2008 marks the 150th anniversary of statehood for Minnesota; On May 11, 1858 United States Congress passed the bill for Minnesota statehood and August 29, 2007 marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Minnesota Constitution, creating the Office of the Secretary of State. In this commemoration, Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is emphasizing efforts to enhance civic education and engagement; as we appreciate the development of our democracy over the past 150 years, we also recognize the need to do to more to fully realize the promise of democracy in Minnesota.
150 Years of Statehood commemorative Sesquicentennial Blanket
Manufactured by Bemidji Woolen Mills
You can purchase a beautiful 150 Year of Statehood commemorative Sesquicentennial Blanket manufactured by Bemidji Woolen Mills. For each blanket sold, the Bemidji Capital for a Day Committee will receive $10.00 to help with the special events that are being planned for May 12, 2008 in Bemidji, Minnesota.
Content: 100% Acrylic
Machine wash gentle knit cycle, line dry
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