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

Norwegian Stabbur

 
 
Norwegian Stabbur Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. Norwegian Stabbur Marker
Inscription.  
This structure is a replica of many such stabburs found in Norway. There are several variations. "Stabbur" translated means store house.
Benefactors: James & Ferdi Amundson estate.

These Lake Hanska farmers were descendants of Norwegian immigrants, Ole B. & Julia Amundson and Frederick & Marit (Bjorneberg) Frederickson of Romsdalen, Norway.
Sponsor: Hanska Business Association
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 44° 8.779′ N, 94° 29.665′ W. Marker is in Hanska, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on Broadway (State Highway 257) north of Blessum Street (State Highway 257), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanska MN 56041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanska (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Armstrong (approx. 1.1 miles away); Asle Sorbel's Ride
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Omsrud Thordson – Torgrimson Log Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lake Hanska Pioneer / Lake Hanska County Park (approx. 3˝ miles away); Searles (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanska.
 
Also see . . .  City of Hanska. Stabbur. "If the stabbur had a loft, it often housed hired help and could be used as a sleeping space for guests." (Submitted on August 31, 2013.) 
 
Norwegian Stabbur and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. Norwegian Stabbur and Marker
Norwegian Stabbur image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. Norwegian Stabbur
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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