National Geographic : 1935 Mar
THE STATE OF SKY-BLUE WATER AND VERDURE THE STATE CAPITOL-FOUNTAINHEAD OF MINNESOTA'S GOVERNMENT Although Minnesota is a producer of fine building stone, the State reached halfway across the continent to Georgia quarries for the gray-white marble exterior of its capitol. The building was designed by the late Cass Gilbert, a former resident of the State. Siauuonai aeograpnic society Finlay Photographs by Clifton Adams SUMMER SPORTS LURE CAMPERS TO PLANTAGENET LAKE Minnesota's chief contribution to scenic America is its more than 11,000 sky-blue, tree-fringed lakes. Sylvan vistas from porticoes of palatial hotels and shaded camp sites in the " Land of Lakes" delight thousands of pleasure seekers annually.