This page is dedicated to rediscovering the history of Minnesota's highways. If this is your first time here, I suggest taking a look at the site information page for some background on the methods and sources I use to do my research, and my reasons for undertaking this project. For some basic information on Minnesota's Trunk Highway System, check out the Minnesota Highway Primer.

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MN100 MN 7 Lilac Park (Old St Louis Park Roadside Park) - September 13, 2015

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Trunk Highways of Hennepin County

Explore the history of the trunk highways within Hennepin County. View all historic roads, or limit by year and/or route!

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US 61 U.S. 61: Minnesota

Pretty much everything you'd ever want to know about Minnesota's most famous highway!

Site Sections

Articles - One-off articles on various subjects, including historic alignment tours, roadside structures, and bridges.

Route Guides - Guides focused on a specific route in Minnesota, including overviews, interactive maps, photos, and collections of highway tours.

Maps - A guide to the history of Minnesota's official highway maps. Includes an overview of the evolution of the maps from 1923 to today.

Blog - Site news and other goings-on.