Norseland in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1854-Methodist church organized-disbanded 1900.
1858-Norwegian Lutheran church organized - 1911 present church erected.
1858-Scandian Grove Lutheran church organized. 1888 stone church erected.
1858-Burkes had a general store & post office-Later a garage - luxurious restaurant & sold tractors.
1875-Anton Olson bought the blacksmith shop - is still family operated. Anton’s son changed the name to Anthony. The Anthonys were implement dealers - farmers - made wagons & plows.
1896-Norseland Cooperative Creamery was built.
1939-George - Maurice & Ray Anthony bought the Burke farm land at auction.
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 1900.
Location. 44° 24.593′ N, 94° 6.739′ W. Marker is in Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 (a few steps from this marker); New Sweden Indian Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Norseland Community (approx. 0.2 miles away); Norseland Lutheran Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scandian Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); District 6 School (approx. 2.8 miles away); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Traverse Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norseland.
Also see . . . Norseland, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 21, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.