Norseland in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The name Norseland was originated by community spirited settlers -
1858-Norseland Store was built by John Burke
1896-Patrons built Norseland Co-op Creamery next to the Burke store which had a post office
1922-Emil Swenson became a partner in the general store known as Burke and Swenson
1939-Emil Swenson bought Burke’s share
1929-New Creamery built at present site
1950-Roger Swenson, son of Emil Swenson became owner of the general store
1970-Creamery joined Tri-ag Cooperative; handling-Fertilizer-feeds-seeds, and general agricultural supplies.
Erected 1976 by the Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 44° 24.699′ N, 94° 6.867′ W. Marker is in Norseland, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on State Highway Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37597 State Highway 52, Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Norseland Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Norseland Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Sweden Indian Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Norseland Lutheran Church (approx. half a mile away); Scandian Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); District 6 School (approx. 2.7 miles away); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Traverse Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norseland.
Also see . . . Norseland, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 20, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.