Minnesota Historical

Minnesota Historical (HM1U7W)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185 James City County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.551', W 76° 46.978'

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Quadricentennial Plaza

—Jamestown Settlement —

Capital-St. Paul

Daniel Greysolon, Sieur Duluth, let an expedition to the area in 1679. French fur traders worked in the region until France ceded it to England after the French and Indian War in 1763. The eastern portion became part of the Northwest Territory following the American Revolution, while the western portion was joined to the United States by the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The British maintained a stronghold in the territory until after the War of 1812. The state was formed from the 1849 Minnesota Territory.

1600s-Explored by French missionaries and fur traders 1810-Permanently settled by American 1858-Admitted to the Union as the 32nd state.
HM NumberHM1U7W
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Date Added Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 341822 N 4121416
Decimal Degrees37.22585000, -76.78296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.551', W 76° 46.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.06" N, 76° 46' 58.68" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2206 Colonial Pkwy, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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