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Norseland in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Norseland Community

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Norseland Community Marker
Inscription.
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.
Bicentennial - 1976

 
Erected 1976 by the Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 44° 24.699′ N, 94° 6.867′ W. Marker is in Norseland, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on State Highway 22 at milepost 76, 0.2 miles east of County Road 52, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located 8½ miles northwest of St. Peter at United Farmers Cooperative. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37597 State Highway 52, Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Norseland Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Norseland Community Marker
northwest side of marker with duplicate text
At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Traverse Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); Treaty of Traverse des Sioux Site (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norseland.
 
Also see . . .  Norseland, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on May 20, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Norseland Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
3. Norseland Community Marker
Norseland image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
4. Norseland
Marker is in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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