James M Goodhue

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He came to MN in 1849 and established in St. Paul the first newspaper in the territory, known then as the Minnesota Pioneer and today as the Pioneer Press.

Christ Church Cemetery

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Added to Oakland in 1864.

Lindeke Family Mausoleum

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Lord is our Shepherd Monument

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Bigelow Family Mausoleum

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Angel of Death

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Shepard Mausoleum

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First Mausoleum in Oakland

Archibald F Bush

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One of the pioneers of Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, he rose rapidly to become Chairman of its Executive Committee. He and his wife established the Bush Foundataion to which he left fome of his very substantial estate.

Weyerhaueser Family Monument

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Edward Duffield Neill

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A Presbyterian minister, he was a Chancellor of the University of Minnesota from 1854 to 1861. He became the President of Manchester College in 1973 and from 1884 until his death was it's Professor of History, Literature and Political Economy.

William Crooks

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The chief civil engineer of the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. The first railroad locomotive used in Minnesota in 1862 was named "William Crooks" in his honor.

Norman W Kittson

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Manager of the American Fur Company in northern Minnesota, a member of the territorial legislature from 1851 to 1855, and Mayor of St. Paul in 1858. He established a line of steamers known as the Red River Transportation Company. Kittson County is named for him.

Arthur J. Gillette

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A pioneer student of medicine in Minnesota, he established the Hospital for Crippled and Deformed Children in St. Paul (now known as the Gillette Children's Hospital), the first institution of its kind in America.

Lucius P. Ordway

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One of the pioneer investors in Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company and instrumental in moving its headquarters to St. Paul. A business and civic leader. He built the St. Paul Hotel.

Edward A. Webb

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Founder and President of Webb Publishing Co., publisher of The Farmer magazine.

IOOF Monument

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International Order of Odd Fellows Monument

William R. Marshall

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Founder in 1861 of the St. Paul Press which became the leading Republican newspaper of the state, he served as a Colonel in the Seventh Minnesota Regiment in the Civil War and was Governor of Minnesota from 1866 to 1871.

Mary R. Randall

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Wife of St. Paul attorney Clarence R. Randall and mother of Ramsey County Attorney William B. Randall, she was active in the work of the YWCA and the Girl Scouts, to which latter organization she donated land for a camp.

Alexander Ramsey

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He was appointed the first territorial Governor of Minnesota in 1849 and held that office until 1853. He was Mayor of St. Paul in 1855, Governor of Minnesota from 1860 to 1863, United States Senator from 1863 to 1875, and Secretary of War in the Cabinet of President Hayes from 1879 to 1881.

Henrey H Sibley

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As a representative in Congress, he was instrumental in the passage of the act creating the territory of Minnesota. He was the first Governor of Minnesota serving from 1858 to 1860.

John L. Merriam

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An incorporator and stockholder of both the First National Bank and the Merchants' National Bank, both of St. Paul, and President for many years of the latter. Speaker of the House in the Minnesota Legislature in 1871.

Amherst H. Wilder

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One of St. Paul's pioneer businessmen, Wilder, his wife and daughter left a substantial part of their family fortune to the establishment of what is now known as the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.

Parker Paine

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He came to St. Paul in 1853 and established a banking business which was the seed from which the First National Bank of St. Paul ultimately grew.

Henry M. Rice

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As a territorial representative in Congress, he was instrumental in the passage of the act enabling the territory to become a state. He was a United States Senator from 1858 to 1863. He donated Rice Park to the City of St. Paul. Rice County is named for him.

Willis A. Gorman

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He was appointed the second territorial Governor of Minnesota in 1853, succeeding Alexander Ramsey.

Harriet E Bishop

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A Vermont schoolteacher, she established in St. Paul in 1847 the first secular school in the territory.

William Hamm

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A son of Theodore Hamm, founder of the Theodore Hamm Brewing Company, he financed, as President of Hamm Realty Company, the construction of many business blocks in the Twin Cities, chief of which was the Hamm Building. He was the first King of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

Robert C Harper

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He lived in three centuries, born in the eighteenth and died in the twentieth.

Soldiers Rest

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Area donated for veterans' burial.

Fire Fighters Monument

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John B. Sanborn

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A St. Paul lawyer, he was Adjutant General of Minnesota in 1861 and organized the state troops at the beginning of the Civil War. He was brevetted Major General in 1865. He served in both the House and the Senate of the State Legislature.

Charles E. Flandrau

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One of the three Justices of the first Minnesota Supreme Court established when statehood was achieved in 1858. He recruited and led a corps of 125 men in the defense of New Ulm during the Sioux uprising in August of 1862.

Joseph Burger

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The youngest man ever commissioned as Captain in the United States Army, he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor which was presented to him personally by President Lincoln. He served two terms in the Minnesota Legislature as a representative from Blue Earth County. He was the grandfather of Warren E. Burger, the former Chief Justice of the United States.

Zion Cemetery

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Added to Oakland in 1904.

Herbert W. Joesting

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An All-American fullback for the University of Minnesota football team in 1926 and 1927, known as the Owatonna Thunderbolt, he lead the Gophers to an undefeated season in 1927.

Russian Graves

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One of several areas designated for nationality groups.

Chinese Memorial Monument

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