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Mankato Milestones

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Test Your Knowledge of Mankato
When was Mankato founded?
February 5-6, 1852

Who was the first Mankato area baseball pitcher to develop the curve ball in 1889?
Billy Mead, local baseball legend.

What was the first car in the United States to be powered by a V-8 engine? The "Mayer Special." It was built in Mankato in 1903 by Louis Mayer.

Many stories and bits of folklore about Mankato people, places and events have woven a rich tapestry of history for this community. This unique book, with its easy to use chronological format, details the history of Mankato, from its inception in 1852 to 2002, the "Year of the Sesquicentennial."

Mankato Milestones contains fascinating facts and folklore — from Mankato "firsts" to facts about landmark buildings and personalities. It was designed to give the reader an awareness and appreciation for the triumphs and tragedies that have marked the passage of time in the Mankato area over the past 150 years, as well as provide them with a quality keepsake from the Mankato sesquicentennial celebration for many years to come.

FORMAT – Hard Cover – Retail $19.99 Inventory reduction Sale $5.00 You save $14.99 off the cover price!

ISBN: 0-9713168-1-3
Publish Date: 2002
Pages: 122
B/W photographs: 45
Size: 8.2 x 5.8 x 0.5 inches