Austin in Mower County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
the surrounding land
was settled by
on May 8, 1855
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 43° 40.961′ N, 92° 58.734′ W. Marker is in Austin, Minnesota, in Mower County. Marker can be reached from 4th Street NW south of 17th Avenue NW. The plaque is attached to a stone next to the flagpole by the entrance in Oakwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 4th Street NW, Austin MN 55912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hormel (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakwood Cemetery W.R.C. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Paramount Theatre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Everyone's Country Estate (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Lansing Township, Mower County, Minnesota. "In 1853 H.O. "Hunter" Clark built a log cabin near what is now Oakwood Cemetery and the following year John Pettibone, (Submitted on March 8, 2009.)
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