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Our Town's Story - Robbinsdale


Take a trip back through time and learn about the wonderful city of Robbinsdale, Minnesota. This 43 minute presentation is filled with stories about life in what is now Robbinsdale from the period of the first settlers to the growth as a city.

The program is the end result of a few years of planning and production by the staff at Northwest Community Television/Channel 12 located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Special thanks to the partners in the production including the Robbinsdale Historical Society and the City of Robbinsdale.

Featured guests in the program include Robbinsdale Historical Society members, past and present city officials, business owners, past sports greats from the area, and many more.


   
 


“It was called Parker Station because the station was right on the railroad tracks there...and Parker was really the first guy who had really put some time and effort into it...”

Earl Johnston, Robbinsdale Historical Society



“...they were being taxed about a dollar and a half per year... they said...’well what’s that for?’...It’s for the lamplighter that’s lighting the lamps on Lyndale Avenue there in Camden’...”

Ray Dahl, Crystal Historian


“(Robbins) wanted to put in sidewalks. He wanted to plant trees. He was attracting more businesses to main street...He wanted to have the streetcars run out there, and start building this suburb...”

Peter Richie, Author, “Images of America - Robbinsdale”


“Then Haaken Christensen came in behind (Lars Nasett) directly in 1888, and he came here because of the Lutheran Seminary...Christensen also built the blacksmith shop...So the town just built up around those two businesses.”

Rolland Heywood, Robbinsdale Historical Society




 

 
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