“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Fillmore County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Fillmore County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fillmore County, MN (3) Houston County, MN (3) Mower County, MN (5) Olmsted County, MN (27) Winona County, MN (22) Howard County, IA (7) Winneshiek County, IA (13)  FillmoreCounty(3) Fillmore County (3)  HoustonCounty(3) Houston County (3)  MowerCounty(5) Mower County (5)  OlmstedCounty(27) Olmsted County (27)  WinonaCounty(22) Winona County (22)  HowardCountyIowa(7) Howard County (7)  WinneshiekCounty(13) Winneshiek County (13)
Preston is the county seat for Fillmore County
Adjacent to Fillmore County, Minnesota
      Houston County (3)  
      Mower County (5)  
      Olmsted County (27)  
      Winona County (22)  
      Howard County, Iowa (7)  
      Winneshiek County, Iowa (13)  
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1 Minnesota, Fillmore County, Chatfield — Chatfield
Settled in 1863 and platted in 1854, this town from June, 1856 to November, 1861, was the Government Land Office for the southern area. The St. Paul-Dubuque stage route, opened in 1854, following the Territorial Road from Hastings, roughly the . . . Map (db m207537) HM
2 Minnesota, Fillmore County, Lanesboro — Minnesota's Norwegian Americans
Like immigrants from many European nations in the mid-19th century, Norwegians left their homeland to escape overpopulation, food shortages, and farm foreclosures. They began arriving in Minnesota in the 1850s, drawn by rich farmland and job . . . Map (db m31323) HM
3 Minnesota, Fillmore County, Preston — Meighen Store
Horse medicine, school slates, eyeglasses, flour - all might have been for sale or trade in the log cabin store opened in 1853 by Felix Meighen and Robert Foster, boyhood friends from Pennsylvania. As the only store in Fillmore County, it did a . . . Map (db m205151) HM
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Oct. 4, 2023