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

Forster Building

 
 
Forster Building Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. Forster Building Plaque
Inscription.  This building was one of the out-posts during the Indian massacre.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
 
Location. 44° 18.85′ N, 94° 27.73′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on North Broadway Stret (State Highway 68) just east of 2nd Street North, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 N Broadway St, New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Forster Building (here, next to this marker); Frederick Forster Building (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Nix Platz (within shouting distance of this marker); New Ulm (within shouting distance of this marker); Arbeiter Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Battles of New Ulm (about 400 feet away); Somsen Hitching Post (about 400 feet away); Dacotah House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Ulm.
 
Forster Building image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. Forster Building
The oldest commercial building in the city; the exterior walls have been covered with stucco, but the building remains essentially unchanged.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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