The “sizzling sixties” stands out as one of the most dramatic seachanging decades in the annals of American political and social history.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“I have a feeling that when my ship comes in, I'll be at the airport.”
—Charles M. Schultz, Saint Paul native and cartoonist
“Swell the great army of peace and production... You are one of the spokes in this great wheel of progress and your absence will weaken the wheel by one member.”
—J.P. McGaughey, Saint Paul labor leader in the 1880's
“Another very great nuisance with which we have been afflicted... is the myriads of mosquitoes with which the country abounds... they have been for the last two months almost intolerable... their depredations at night are beyond description.”
—Horace Bigelow, Saint Paul Pioneer, September 10, 1854