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    • John Rausch meat market, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1881 - 1909
    • Several men and boys standing in front of the John Rausch meat market in St. Peter. The building was located on the north side of Nassau street between Minnesota Avenue and Third street.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Fourth of July celebration, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • This postcard shows a man walking on a tightrope across Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter slightly north of Nassau street as part of the 4th of July celebration in 1908. The view to the north includes horse-drawn carriages and wagons.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Mason and Boardman Hardware Store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1855 - 1887
    • Exterior view of the Mason and Boardman hardware store in St. Peter, which was located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Grace street. photograph E1393 shows the same "HARDWARE" sign.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Washington School, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows the Washington School in St. Peter that was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Fourth and Elm streets.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Swedish-Luthern Church and Parsonage, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This colorized postcard shows the First Lutheran church and its parsonage in St. Peter. The church, also known as the Swedish Lutheran church, was at the northwest corner of the intersection of Fourth and Elm streets, facing Minnesota Square Park.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows a view to the south along Minnesota Avenue from a location near the intersection at Broadway. The building at right with an open arch on the second floor is the Ludcke Opera House. The hotel at right is the Nicollet Hotel.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Gorman Park and bandstand, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1910
    • This postcard shows a view of Gorman Park in St. Peter. The bandstand is at left among the trees. The park was then bordered by Fifth, Grace, and Myrtle Streets and Washington Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1910
    • Exterior view of the Auditorium, at right, and Old Main, the large building beyond, at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Cavalry soldiers, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1910
    • View of cavalry soldiers galloping south on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter, between Nassau and Grace Streets. This image was made from a glass plate negative.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Nicollet Hotel business block, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • This image shows a view of the buildings along the west side of South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter, beginning with the Nicollet Hotel at the Park Row intersection. Next is the Seitzer Ford automobile dealership. Fourth from the left is the old...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "Uncle Tom's Cabin" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Broadway Bridge over the Minnesota River, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1908
    • This photograph shows the Broadway Bridge over the Minnesota River at St. Peter in 1908, a year of extensive flooding along the river. The bridge was constructed in order to permit it to turn to allow the passage of riverboats. It spanned the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Old store building, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Exterior view of an old building in St. Peter, once the home of a number of businesses, including Z. P. Hedberg's general merchandise store and the G. H. Ribble Photography Studio. It was located on the southwest corner of the intersection of...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Post Office, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • This photograph shows some of the early phases of the construction of the Post Office building in St. Peter. The completed building is located at 300 South Third Street. The Alex Kopp Meat Market, which was located at 223 W. Nassau Street, can be...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sadie Davis and her pony cart, Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1905?
    • Three girls in a two-wheeled horse-drawn cart. The reverse side of the photograph indicates that the cart belonged to Sadie Davis, who was graduated from St. Peter High School in 1906.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Square Park, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1958
    • This image shows a view of Minnesota Square Park in 1958. The view includes the old pavilion. A small portion of Washington School is visible beyond the trees to the right of center. This postcard negative, marked 5138, has been converted to a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • West Madison Street during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Diverted flood water from Sunrise Drive is shown along West Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The image was taken from a location slightly west of the intersection with North Washington Avenue. The white house at the center of...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Governor John A. Johnson funeral procession, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • The funeral procession of Governor John A. Johnson along South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter is shown. Johnson, who lived in St. Peter before he was elected, died in office in 1909. The large clock in the foreground was at the site of Schleuder's...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Home Sanitarium, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1911?
    • Exterior view of the Home Sanitarium in St. Peter faced South Fourth Street. The north side, hidden by trees in this image, faced Mulberry Street. A portion of the spire of Trinity Lutheran Church can be seen in the background at the far right. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Swenson Confectionary Shop, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1938?
    • The Swenson Confectionary Shop in St. Peter was located at 204 South Minnesota Avenue. The three people shown in this interior photograph are probably the owners, Carl, Frank, and Gus Swenson.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • Water from a controlled release at a dike along Sunrise Drive in St. Peter can be seen as it is being diverted from North Eighth Street onto Madison Street as it makes its way to the Minnesota River during the 1965 flood. The garage and the rear...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike along Sunrise Drive, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • This view to the north along Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood in St. Peter shows the sandbag dike that was built along Sunrise Drive to contain flood water from melted snow west of the city. First Lutheran Church can be seen to the right of the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood Damage in 1951 in North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1951
    • These homes along Center Street, across from the Tanley Field ballpark in North Mankato, Minnesota, had severe damage from the flood water of the Minnesota River in 1951.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Railroad depot, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1917?
    • This photograph shows people waiting at the railroad depot near St. Peter, Minnesota, for the train that will take area men away to serve in World War One. This depot served St. Peter, but was located in Le Sueur County, on the east side of the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1909?
    • Construction of this St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in St. Peter, Minnesota, began in 1869. A new church was constructed on the same site at 427 West Mulberry Street in 1923, and another in 1998 after the destruction of the 1923 church by...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dr. Matthias Wahlstrom of St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1879 - 1909
    • This is a photograph of Dr. Matthias Wahlstrom, who was the president of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter from 1881 until 1904.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Steamboat landing, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1865 - 1885
    • This stereo photo shows an early view of the steamboat landing and a warehouse next to it in St. Peter. The area shown in the photo is located on the west bank of the Minnesota river, near Broadway.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Avenue street scene, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1865 - 1887
    • A view to the north along South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter showing the east side of the 100 block (at center of photograph) and the east side of the 200 block (at right). Buildings on the west side of Minnesota Avenue are visible on the left...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Lincoln School, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • Exterior view of the first Lincoln School in St. Peter that was located on the north side of Chestnut street, between Third and Fourth streets. It was destroyed by a fire in 1913. A carriage house is visible at right. Fourth street is at left.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Church of the Holy Communion, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1867 - 1890
    • This is a photograph of the Church of the Holy Communion in St. Peter. The church is located on the west side of Minnesota Avenue between Broadway and Chestnut street.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows a view to the south along Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter from a location between Broadway and Park Row. The hotel at right is the Nicollet Hotel.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Johnson & Company Building, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1910
    • This postcard shows the Johnson & Company building in St. Peter on the southwest corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Broadway, facing the avenue. The company made shirts, pants, and overalls.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Fifle range at Camp Lakeview, Lake City, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1910
    • This image was made from a glass plate negative. It shows cavalry soldiers galloping south on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter, between Nassau and Grace Streets. The building with the meat market later became the site of the offices of the St. Peter...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Business district, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1948
    • This image shows a view of the St. Peter business district, looking to the south along Minnesota Avenue from Park Row. The J. C. Penney Co. store is among the many businesses shown. This postcard negative, marked 408, has been converted to a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • "What Happened To Ole" circus poster, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915 - 1940
    • This is a circus poster from George Engesser's Circus, which was based in St. Peter. The circus was one of the largest motorized circuses in the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Many ""Ole Shows"" were presented by the circus, which was...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Home of Wendell Hodapp, North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • This photograph shows the home of the first president of North Mankato, Wendell Hodapp. The house was located on the west side of Spring Lake.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Standard Lumber Company, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • Exterior view of the old Standard Lumber Company buildings in St. Peter. The entrance of the building in the foreground faced north, along Park Row. The long side of the same building faced South Front Street.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Construction of the Post Office, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1917
    • This photograph shows some of the early phases of the construction of the Post Office building in St. Peter. The completed building is located at 300 South Third Street. The sidewalk along Third Street is at the bottom of the photograph. The...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • William B. Dodd home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • This photograph shows the original home of Captain William B. Dodd in St. Peter. Dodd, who founded St. Peter, was killed in New Ulm in 1862 while helping to defend the city against attacks by the Dakota Indians.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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