New Ulm in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity
The owners of Hunters' Rest had maintained the four and one-half acres of property until the sale to the "Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity" in 1923. The Junior Pioneer Park has lost none of its natural beauty in the intervening years and with the exception of the weekly target practice by the hunters, the Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity have continued the objectives as set forth by the hunters club.
The Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity formally organized on Sunday afternoon, February 25, 1912, at Turner Hall to begin developing plans for a pioneer home-coming during the 50th anniversary observance of the 1862 Dakota Uprising. The newly formed
of New Ulm and Vicinity
October 3, 1987
Erected 1987 by the Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 25, 1812.
Location. 44° 17.499′ N, 94° 26.676′ W. Marker is in New Ulm, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on Schell's Road, 0.1 miles south of 18th Street South, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Ulm MN 56073, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wallachei (approx. ¼ mile away); Adams Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); 2011 Centennial of The Church of St. Mary (approx. 1.2 miles away); Charles Eugene Flandrau (approx. 1.3 miles away); Turner Hall (approx. 1½ miles away); Flandrau's Charge (approx. 1½ miles away); New Ulm SpringBrown County Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Ulm.
Also see . . .
1. Junior Pioneers of New Ulm and Vicinity. (Submitted on June 17, 2013.)
2. Junior Pioneers preserve founders’ memory. (Submitted on June 17, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 607 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.