Featuring 217 historic photographs, Images of America: Kanabec County guides readers on an exciting journey into the past as it explores the daily lives of the people who helped make Kanabec County, in East Central Minnesota, what it is today. Each chapter examines a unique aspect of Kanabec County’s history. Readers meet Native Americans, settlers, and loggers from the county’s earliest days; learn about early government, industries, and transportation; catch a glimpse of towns and villages in the 19th and 20th centuries; go on a shopping trip with county residents; discover the fascinating histories of area schools and churches; and find out what Kanabec County people did for fun in the days before television and computers.
Amy Troolin and Earl “Jim” Foster are both historians and genealogists with family roots in Kanabec County. Foster collects historic photographs and Troolin is a freelance writer. They are both active in local historical organizations.
Free and open to the public. Books are available at Scout & Morgan Books. Located at 114 Buchanan Street North in Cambridge. For more information call 763-689-2474