Phillips has had a rich and varied history. On this page you can
find access to many resources that will help you explore it.
Take a trip in time
Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery
The Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery is the
oldest existing cemetery in the city of Minneapolis. In June 2002,
the cemetery was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The cemetery is located at 2945 Cedar Avenue South (near the intersection
of Cedar Avenue and Lake Street). It is currently owned and maintained
by the City of Minneapolis.
There are over 180 veterans buried in the cemetery. These include
veterans of the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Indian and Civil
Wars, the Spanish-American War and World War I. Here you can:
Phillips has had a wealth of historic buildings and homes. Although
many of these have been sadly lost to demolition, dedicated neighborhood
activists have worked to catalogue and preserve the neighborhood's
many historic assets. You can follow the links below to:
Read stories about Phillips
Views of Phillips and its history and realities through time. Choose
from the following:
Other links and resources
The Minnesota Historical Society