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New Prague in Scott County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Northside Park

The City of New Prague

— Est. 1975 —

 
 
Northside Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 3, 2022
1. Northside Park Marker
Inscription.  Northside Park was originally part of the Vrtis Addition. Albert Vrtis, among the first group of Bohemian settlers who arrived in 1856, operated New Prague's first store from his log home on the present day corner of Main Street and Columbus Avenue. The Vrtis and Philipp's Addition make up the original north side of New Prague.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 44° 32.831′ N, 93° 34.015′ W. Marker is in New Prague, Minnesota, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of Lexington Avenue North and 3rd Street Northeast, on the right when traveling north on Lexington Avenue North. Marker is located beside the walkway at the southwest corner of Northside Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Prague MN 56071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenway Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Wenceslaus Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Philipp's Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reverend Emil Polášek
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(approx. 7.6 miles away); Nachbar Donated Site (approx. 8.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.7 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Prague.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Vojtech (Albert) Vrtis (Find A Grave). (Submitted on November 19, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Northside Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 3, 2022
2. Northside Park Marker
Northside Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, September 3, 2022
3. Northside Park Marker
(looking northeast • Northside Park in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 65 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 19, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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