Hanska in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Benefactors: James & Ferdi Amundson estate.
These Lake Hanska farmers were descendants of Norwegian immigrants, Ole B. & Julia Amundson and Frederick & Marit (Bjorneberg) Frederickson of Romsdalen, Norway.
Sponsor: Hanska Business Association
Location. 44° 8.779′ N, 94° 29.665′ W. Marker is in Hanska, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on Broadway (State Highway 257) north of Blessum Street (State Highway 257), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanska MN 56041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanska (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Armstrong (approx. 1.1 miles away); Asle Sorbel's Ride (approx. 1.2 miles away); Omsrud Thordson – Torgrimson Log Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska Pioneer / Lake Hanska County Park (approx. 3½ miles away); Searles (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanska.
Also see . . . City of Hanska. Stabbur. "If the stabbur had a loft, it often housed hired help and could be used as a sleeping space for guests." (Submitted on August 31, 2013.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.