Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (EVSP)

Cross-Cultural State Resource

Minnesota

Minnesota State Map - EVSP

History: Minnesota became a state on May 11, 1858. It was the 32nd state to join the United States.

Masking and Scotch tape, Wheaties cereal, Bisquick, HMOs, the Bundt pan, Aveda beauty products, and Green Giant vegetables were all invented or originated in Minnesota.

Famous People from Minnesota: Bob Dylan, Winona Ryder, Chris Pratt, Jessica Lange, Prince, Jessica Biel, F. Scott Fitzgerald (see http://www.biography.com/people/groups/born-in-minnesota for a more comprehensive list)

GOVERNMENT OFFICES / RESOURCES

TRAVEL, CONVENTION, AND VISITORS BUREAUS

Comprehensive Visitors Guide: http://www.exploreminnesota.com/index.aspx

HISTORIC SITES

Comprehensive listing of historic sites in Minnesota is available at http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-historical-sites-in-minnesota/

PARKS / RECREATION

THEATERS, MUSEUMS, AND LIBRARIES

SPORTING EVENTS / VENUES

Major College Athletic Programs in Minnesota include:

Minor / Major League Sports

Major league sports teams in Minnesota include:

Minor league sports teams in Minnesota include: