Governor's Reception Room

The first governor to use the Governor's Reception Room was Samuel Van Sant who moved into the space in December 1904, a few weeks before the end of his term in office.

Images of the Governor's Reception Room

There are four Civil War paintings in the Governor's Reception Room:
The Battle of Gettysburg
by Rufus F. Zogbaum
The Second Minnesota Regiment at Mission Ridge
by Douglas Volk
The Battle of Nashville
by Howard Pyle
The Fourth Minnesota Regiment Entering Vicksburg
by Francis D. Millet

Plus two more in the anteroom:
The Third Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Entering Little Rock
by Stanley Arthurs
The Fifth Minnesota Regiment at Corinth
by Edwin H. Blashfield