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Le Sueur in Le Sueur County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Le Sueur

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, May 16, 2013
1. Le Sueur Marker
Inscription. Named for Pierre Charles Le Sueur, French explorer who passed the site in 1700. This town on the old Red River trail includes two towns, Le Sueur and Le Sueur City which were laid out in 1852-53 on Prairie Le Fleche about a mile apart. Consolidation and incorporation occurred by legislative act in 1867.

seal of State of Minnesota Department of Highways
seal of The Minnesota Historical Society, Instituted 1849

 
Erected 1940 by the Minnesota Department of Highways and the Minnesota Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Minnesota Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 44° 28.519′ N, 93° 54.207′ W. Marker is in Le Sueur, Minnesota, in Le Sueur County. Marker is at the intersection of Commerce Street (State Highway 112) and Vine Street, on the left when traveling south on Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at Green Giant Park. Marker is in this post office area: Le Sueur MN 56058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jolly Green Giant (approx. mile away); Dr. William W. Mayo House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Roster of the Le Sueur Tigers
Le Sueur Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 16, 2013
2. Le Sueur Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); 1923 Minnesota River Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Minnesota River Valley (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. Jude's Episcopal Church Congregation (approx. 3.6 miles away); Joseph R. Brown State Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Le Sueur.
 
Also see . . .  Le Sueur, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 26, 2013.) 
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Le Sueur Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 16, 2013
3. Le Sueur Marker
Le Sueur Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 16, 2013
4. Le Sueur Marker
Disc by Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 16, 2013
5. Disc by Marker
Green Giant Park
On the 75th Anniversary of its founding, Green Giant Company gratefully presents this park to the community of Le Sueur. 1978
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 26, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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