Now that the scandalous history of Mr. Calhoun has been brought to our attention (and the attention of the Minneapolis Park Board), Stuff About Minneapolis raises the point that Calhoun is not the only name in Minneapolis with a dark history.
May 24, 2011
May 24, 2011 at 11:31 am
We’re not going to get started on Coon Rapids again, are we?
May 24, 2011 at 12:36 pm
@justpbob: Might as well just do away entirely with Anoka County. Problems solved.
May 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm
Dight Ave in Minneapolis is named after the founder of the Minnesota Eugenics Society. Might be something we should consider changing. http://www.mnhs.org/library/tips/history_topics/117eugenics.html
May 24, 2011 at 1:18 pm
Let’s not stop there. “St. Paul” might need a name-change, too, given the history of Roman Catholic abuses over the centuries.
May 24, 2011 at 3:21 pm
Noodle: Poor St. Paul never gets any respect. Even tornadoes avoid coming here. I say change the name to Lady GaGa City and let the good times roll!
May 24, 2011 at 3:22 pm
Tornadoes can’t go to St. Paul, they’d get lost.
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