Near Renville in Renville County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912
A general store was built about 1886 and was called Florita, being in Flora township. A post office was installed in the store with about 40 boxes. In 1898 the Flora Farmers Co-operative Creamery was started and did business until 1912. This monument is a tribute to the pioneers who settled and lived in this community. Erected in 1994
Location. 44° 40.338′ N, 95° 9.736′ W. Marker is near Renville, Minnesota, in Renville County. Marker is on County Road 4 0.2 miles west of 260th Street (County Road 21), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Renville MN 56284, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Only Two Survived (approx. 2.8 miles away); Schwandt State Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Vicksburg Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); A New Life with Family and Friends (approx. 6½ miles away); A Family's Proud Heritage (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Enestvedt Marker (approx. 6.8 miles away); The Kittelsland Water Wheel (approx. 6.8 miles away); Farther and Gay Castle (approx. 8.1 miles away).
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.