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

Bernadotte Co-op Creamery

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
1. Bernadotte Co-op Creamery Marker
Inscription. Creamery, organized as "Riverside" in 1895 - changed to "Bernadotte" in 1944 - New creamery built 1936 - cost $10,518. It handled whole milk at all times. Patorns delivered cream over 40 years. Co-Op dissolved in 1959. Building sold and used as holding station until 1974. 1976 - 96 percent of assets - $97,612 - liquidated.
Managers
1895-1910   C. Jenson
1910-1922   E. Johnson
1922-1924   B. Wilson
1924-1945   G. Preuss
1945-51   W. Bruss
1951-55   C. Johnson
1955-59   C. Schulze
Bernadotte Cooperative Creamery Association

 
Erected 1976 by the Bernadotte Cooperative Creamery Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 44° 27.124′ N, 94° 18.07′ W. Marker is near Lafayette, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on 515th Avenue (County Highway 10) 0.7 miles north of 350th Street (County Highway 1), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Bernadotte, approximately 4½ miles east of Lafayette. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34327 515th Avenue, Lafayette MN 56054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Bernadotte Co-op Creamery Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
2. Bernadotte Co-op Creamery Marker
markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bernadotte Lutheran Church Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bernadotte Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette Township and Village (approx. 4.7 miles away); New Sweden Creamery (approx. 6.3 miles away); Eagle City, Minnesota (approx. 6.9 miles away); Brighton (approx. 7.1 miles away); Brighton United Methodist Church (approx. 7.1 miles away); Scandian Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Former Bernadotte Co-op Creamery image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, May 5, 2014
3. Former Bernadotte Co-op Creamery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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