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Chaska in Carver County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Jonathan in Chaska

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, September 1, 2012
1. Jonathan in Chaska Marker
Inscription. This silo marks the site of the Christian Bender farm, homesteaded in 1854. George Bender, grandson of Christian, sold the farm to Henry McKnight in 1963. This was the first farm to become part of Jonathan.
Dedicated October 13, 2001
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 44° 49.194′ N, 93° 36.178′ W. Marker is in Chaska, Minnesota, in Carver County. Marker is at the intersection of North Chestnut Street (State Highway 41) and Hundertmark Road, on the left when traveling north on North Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chaska MN 55318, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brinkhaus Livery Stable (approx. 2.3 miles away); City Square Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Little Rapids Fur Post (approx. 2.6 miles away); Van De Veire Knoll (approx. 3.9 miles away); Trinity Lutheran Church (approx. 4 miles away); Funk Hardware Store (approx. 4 miles away); Church by-the River, Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Minnesota Valley Oil Co. (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chaska.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jonathan, Minnesota.
Jonathan in Chaska Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 1, 2012
2. Jonathan in Chaska Marker
Wikipedia entry. "Jonathan, Minnesota is a homeowners' association that is a remnant of a planned community development within the city of Chaska, Minnesota in Carver County. It was named for Jonathan Carver, for whom Carver County also is named... The development corporation folded in 1979, and Jonathan was annexed by the city of Chaska." (Submitted on October 19, 2012.) 

2. Chaska, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. "In 1776, Jonathan Carver explored the lands along the Minnesota River and chronicled his journeys." (Submitted on October 19, 2012.) 

3. Jonathan Carver. Wikipedia entry. "Carver, Minnesota and Carver County, Minnesota were named in honor of Jonathan Carver for his exploration and mapping of the region." (Submitted on October 19, 2012.) 

4. About Chaska Minnesota. History. "The name 'Chaska' is derived from a Dakota word often given as a name to the first born male child." (Submitted on October 19, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Marker and Silo image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 1, 2012
3. Marker and Silo
Silo image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 1, 2012
4. Silo
Site of First Farm image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 1, 2012
5. Site of First Farm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 19, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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