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St. Peter in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Bornemann House

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
1. The Bornemann House Marker
Inscription. First property owner was Wm. B. Dodd. Fourth property owner, Adolph Bornemann, born in Traverse des Sioux 1862. His father, Bernhard, a journalist from Germany came to Traverse des Sioux in 1856; built a hotel & raised sheep. 1869, the Bornemanns moved to St. Peter & Bernhard established the first woolen mill in southern Minn. & built a hotel. Adolph, his son, owned a machine & iron shop near the steamboat landing. He was active in community affairs. Helen Bornemann – school teacher for 46 years – fifth owner. The original house – the rear 4 rooms, was moved from Traverse des Sioux after the Sioux Uprising in 1862.

Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission

 
Erected 1976 by Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 44° 19.593′ N, 93° 57.288′ W. Marker is in St. Peter, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is at the intersection of North Minnesota Avenue (U.S. 169) and West Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling north on North Minnesota Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 North Minnesota Avenue, Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
The Bornemann House Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
2. The Bornemann House Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Peter Boat Landing (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nicollet County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Eugene St. Julien Cox House (approx. half a mile away); Traverse des Sioux (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Minority in Their Homeland (approx. 1.6 miles away); Welcome to Traverse des Sioux (approx. 1.6 miles away); "Only a Memory Now" (approx. 1.6 miles away); Land-Seas (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Peter.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
The Bornemann House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
3. The Bornemann House and Marker
The Bornemann House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
4. The Bornemann House and Marker
The Bornemann House image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
5. The Bornemann House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 321 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 25, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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