Dark chapter of Minnesota history told in exhibit of U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
ST. PAUL - Museums often tell war stories, but an exhibit the Minnesota History Center just opened is more emotional than others.
"This is our war," History Center Director Dan Spock said while touring the exhibit on the St. Paul museum's third floor.
The exhibit about the six-week U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 illustrates a particularly dark episode of Minnesota history, one that many Minnesotans still feel about strongly.
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