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Norseland in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Norseland Lutheran Church

 
 
Norseland Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Norseland Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription. The Lord our God be with us as He was with our fathers; let Him not forsake us. Kings, 8, 57.

    The Norseland Lutheran Church was organized in the year of our Lord, 1858, at the home of Johannes Johnson Odegaard, located 1 mile east thence ¾ mile so. in Lake Prairie twp. sec. 29. 31 pioneer families of Norwegian descent met at the Odegaard home to worship with first Pastor Rev. Laurentius Larsen, June 6, 1858. These sturdy immigrants originally came from Hallingdahl, Saetersdalen, Gulbrandsdalen, Voss Nordalen, Sogn, Bergen, Totten, Tromsöe-Norway. 1866 the first church was constructed at the summit of this cemetery. Members numbered 72. Present church dedicated 1911 - Parsonage - 1907.
 
Location. 44° 24.395′ N, 94° 6.37′ W. Marker is in Norseland, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.1 miles east of 370th Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located eight miles northwest of St. Peter. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37777 State Highway 22, Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Sweden Indian Attack (approx. 0.4 miles away); Norseland Community (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Close-up of Marker Photo image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Close-up of Marker Photo
1866 Nicollet Lutheran Church
a different marker also named Norseland Community (approx. half a mile away); Scandian Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Traverse Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Treaty of Traverse des Sioux Site (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norseland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Norseland Lutheran Church. Our History. (Submitted on May 19, 2014.) 

2. Norseland Lutheran Church. Minnesota Reflections. (Submitted on May 19, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Norseland Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
3. Norseland Lutheran Church Marker
Norseland Cemetery and Directory
Norseland Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
4. Norseland Lutheran Church Marker
southwest side of marker with duplicate text
Norseland Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
5. Norseland Lutheran Church Marker
Norseland Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
6. Norseland Lutheran Church
1911 Church
 
 
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