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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Edina, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Hennepin County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hennepin County, MN (189) Anoka County, MN (22) Carver County, MN (16) Dakota County, MN (52) Ramsey County, MN (116) Scott County, MN (12) Sherburne County, MN (4) Wright County, MN (6)  HennepinCounty(189) Hennepin County (189)  AnokaCounty(22) Anoka County (22)  CarverCounty(16) Carver County (16)  DakotaCounty(52) Dakota County (52)  RamseyCounty(116) Ramsey County (116)  ScottCounty(12) Scott County (12)  SherburneCounty(4) Sherburne County (4)  WrightCounty(6) Wright County (6)
Minneapolis is the county seat for Hennepin County
Edina is in Hennepin County
      Hennepin County (189)  
ADJACENT TO HENNEPIN COUNTY
      Anoka County (22)  
      Carver County (16)  
      Dakota County (52)  
      Ramsey County (116)  
      Scott County (12)  
      Sherburne County (4)  
      Wright County (6)  
 
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1Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — A Creek, a Cause and Some Cows: Add Together, What Do You Get?
The Place Where People Want To Go Back in the late 1900s, farmland stretched along this area below the Edina Mill dam. The pastoral landscape—with its intersection of the creek, grassy fields and woods—became a popular destination. Swimming . . . Map (db m198304) HM
2Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Dwight Williams Park
Sergeant Dwight Carleton Williams, ski trooper, 10th Mountain Division. Born in Minneapolis, July 22, 1924. Attended Edina Grade School, Blake School, and Harvard College. Killed in action April 30, 1945, in Italy and buried there. In loving . . . Map (db m199335) HM WM
3Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Edina Mill: A Fast Creek Generates Industry... and a Community
How Did Edina Become Edina? The Waterville Mill was built at this spot in 1857 by four partners looking to make use of fast-running waters in Minnehaha Creek. Land was purchased and a dam installed at a natural cascade in the creek. A . . . Map (db m198307) HM
4Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Edina Mills
Built in 1857, the flour mill on this site was central to the growth and development of the City of Edina. The year 1869 brought a Scots miller, Andrew Craik, to a small community then called Waterville Mills. Craik purchased the twelve-year-old . . . Map (db m198367) HM
5Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Edina Veterans Memorial
Remembering that Freedom is Not Free On June 25, 2010, the first meeting of the Edina Veterans Memorial Committee with twelve volunteer members was held. Alongside valued financial assistance received from the State of Minnesota and the City of . . . Map (db m199346) WM
6Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Minnehaha Grange Hall
[west side] Minnehaha Grange No. 398 was organized on December 12, 1873. Its members came from Edina Mills, Richfield Mills, St. Louis Park and the surrounding area. At first, the Grange met in the homes of its members. Then in . . . Map (db m55450) HM
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7Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Old Cahill School
[east side] The Cahill Settlement was one of the early communities in the western half of Richfield Township. It was established in the 1850s by Irish immigrants fleeing famine in their native Ireland. During the years of 1846, . . . Map (db m55813) HM
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022