Some People Don’t Know That Minneapolis-Saint Paul Were The First To Do These 11 Things

Do you remember your firsts? The first time you learned how to ride a bicycle? Your first day of high school? Your first kiss? Those memories feel pretty good, right? Now imagine if you were the first to ever do any of those things; wouldn’t that be cool?

Minneapolis and Saint Paul might not be anywhere near the oldest cities in the United States, but we’ve been trailblazers on some very special things. Here are eleven things Minneapolis and Saint Paul have done before anyone else:

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I suppose Minneapolis and Saint Paul aren’t too shabby when it comes to things they’ve done before anyone else! Which of these did you find fascinating? Do you know of any other Minneapolis and Saint Paul firsts? Share them in the comments below!

To keep reading about all that Minnesota has given us, here are 13 Priceless Gifts That Minnesota Gave to The World.