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Mankato in Blue Earth County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home

 
 
The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home Marker
National Register of Historic Places #80001943
Inscription.  
The
Lorin & Lulu Cray Home
was given to the
Young Women's Christian Association
for the women and girls of
Mankato and vicinity
by
Judge and Mrs. Lorin Cray
1927

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 44° 9.729′ N, 94° 0.338′ W. Marker is in Mankato, Minnesota, in Blue Earth County. Marker is at the intersection of South 2nd Street and Warren Street on South 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 603 South 2nd Street, Mankato MN 56001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hubbard House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sinclair Lewis House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Native Americans
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Early European Explorers (approx. ¼ mile away); Early Settlers (approx. ¼ mile away); Navigating the River (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mankato.
 
Also see . . .  Lorin Cray House. Wikipedia entry. "Cray was an important donor to what became the Mankato YWCA; when he and his wife died in 1927, the house and furnishings were willed to the organization along with an endowment for the upkeep of the building." (Submitted on July 17, 2013.) 
 
The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home and Marker
Plaques are to the left of the door.
The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. The Lorin & Lulu Cray Home
Warren Court side.
Cray Mansion Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
4. Cray Mansion Sign
National Register of Historic Places · Shawn Clow • This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Cray Mansion by the United States Department of the Interior • Owned and Operated by River Center Properties · Est. 1898 by Judge Lorin Cray
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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