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Near Renville in Renville County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912

 
 
Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
1. Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 Marker
Inscription.
A general store was built about 1886 and was called Florita, being in Flora township. A post office was installed in the store with about 40 boxes. In 1898 the Flora Farmers Co-operative Creamery was started and did business until 1912. This monument is a tribute to the pioneers who settled and lived in this community.                                                                         Erected in 1994
 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 44° 40.338′ N, 95° 9.736′ W. Marker is near Renville, Minnesota, in Renville County. Marker is on County Road 4 0.2 miles west of 260th Street (County Road 21), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Renville MN 56284, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Only Two Survived (approx. 2.8 miles away); Schwandt State Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Vicksburg Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); A New Life with Family and Friends (approx. 6.5 miles away); A Family's Proud Heritage (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Enestvedt Marker (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Kittelsland Water Wheel (approx. 6.8 miles away); Farther and Gay Castle (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
2. Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 Marker
Site of Florita Settlement and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
3. Site of Florita Settlement and Marker
West of Florita Settlement image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
4. West of Florita Settlement
East of Florita Settlement image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
5. East of Florita Settlement
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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