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New Ulm in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Somsen Hitching Post

 
 
Somsen Hitching Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. Somsen Hitching Post Marker
Inscription. The home of Henry N. Somsen, Sr. was once located on this site. Visitors would tie their horses to this hitching post.

Given by Anne & Henry N. Somsen, Jr., generous supporters of the New Ulm Public Library.

October 16, 1985
 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 44° 18.791′ N, 94° 27.676′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on North Broadway (State Highway 15 / 68) south of 1st North Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at the New Ulm Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 North Broadway, New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Battles of New Ulm (a few steps from this marker); Arbeiter Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Guardians of the Past (within shouting distance of this marker); New Ulm (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Post Office (about 300 feet away); Forster Building (about 400 feet away); John Lind Home (about 400 feet away); Jacob Nix Platz (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Ulm.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Somsen Hitching Post and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. Somsen Hitching Post and Marker
Somsen Hitching Post image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. Somsen Hitching Post
New Ulm Library
Somsen Hitching Post image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
4. Somsen Hitching Post
New Ulm Library
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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