1847 – East Central Minnesota region was first explored by Daniel Stanchfield. Prior to this, the area was occupied by the Dakota (Sioux), Isanti, and Chippewa.
1899 – Braham was founded.
1899 – Braham’s first church, The Swedish Methodist Episcopal Church, was built.
1902 – Braham’s first school was built.
1908 – St. Patrick’s Day fire destroyed much of Braham.
1913 – The first electrical lights were turned on in Braham.
1935 – PICK Electric Coop began. It later became East Central Electric in 1945.
1982 – Braham’s Marlene Johnson was elected the first woman Lt. Governor of Minnesota.
1990 – Braham was declared the Homemade Pie Capital of Minnesota by Governor Rudy Perpich.