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. Antonís 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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 44° 24.593′ N, 94° 6.739′ W. Marker is in Norseland, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.4 miles east of County Road 52, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located immediately northwest of the old Scandian Grove Cemetery, 8ľ miles northwest of St. Peter. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. 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.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.