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Local Information: About Mankato

Resources related to Minnesota State Mankato and the Mankato community.

About Mankato

Here's the place to go for data, statistics, and historical information about Mankato! Check out the various links and books below for more resources.


Books about Mankato

Unique Mankato Stories

Relive the incredible forgotten stories of Mankato, Minnesota, including those of Moses Wickersham, Julia A. Sears, Bill Sandon's Black Tigers, Maud Hart Lovelace, and President Taft's visit, to Vice President Schuyler Colfax, Peter Ferguson Sr., Sinclair Lewis, President's Truman's visit, and the Green Gables tornado. These hidden gems span the first 100 years of Mankato history.

The Mankato Reconciliation Powwow

"This book gives a detailed and accurate description of how the Mankato Powwow began and what it is. It will be a good addition to anyone's library and should be read by American Indians and non-Indians alike. It could be used in local schools as a text on local history." - Jim Buckley, one of the original founders of the powwow

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