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    • Tornado damage in 1924, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1924
    • A badly damaged building of the Lampert Lumber Company at 228 West Grace Street in St. Peter can be seen on the right side of this image. A tornado in 1924 damaged or destroyed many buildings in the city. A large amount of debris can be seen...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1952
    • A band is shown on South Minnesota Avenue on a parade float sponsored by the South Side Shell service station in 1952 in St. Peter, Minnesota. The Nicollet County Courthouse is visible in the background.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike on Madison Street, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A child can be seen looking at the damage on Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The sandbag dike in the photo was constructed along North Eighth and Madison Streets in order to relieve the pressure on a dike along Sunrise Drive. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Residences in Lafayette, Minnesota

    • 1906?
    • A church and several residences are shown in this postcard view of the community of Lafayette, Minnesota.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • On the hike near Camp Lakeview, Lake City, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1915
    • A column of soldiers of the Minnesota National Guard moving along a road between the Mississippi River and a railroad embankment near Camp Lakeview at Lake City.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Tornado damage on Park Row in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • A crumpled grain bin lies among other debris on Park Row, between South Front Street and South Minnesota Avenue after a March 1998 tornado in St. Peter, Minnesota. A crane is in use at the Nicollet Hotel, which is visible in the distance across...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dike at electrical substation, Nassau Street; St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A dike is shown under construction along the east side of the electrical substation at the east end of Nassau Street in St. Peter in this 1965 flood photograph. Water from the nearby Minnesota River was rising rapidly and had already overwhelmed a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Mill Pond dike during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A dike that was started near the Mill Pond in St. Peter to protect the buildings of the St. Peter Light and Water Department had to be abandoned, because the flood water of the Minnesota River rose too high to maintain it. This image was taken...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Friends at Camp Saints Rest, near St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • A group of friends at Camp Saints Rest near St. Peter. Surnames include: Benson, Chouinard, Clark, Daniels, Essler, Kennedy, McQuat, Ribble, Rinkel, and Strathern.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter Armory, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • A group of men in front of the St. Peter Armory, which was located on the east side of Minnesota Avenue, to the north of the Public Library, between Mulberry and Grace Streets.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Schlottmann Hardware Store, Courtland, Minnesota

    • 1908?
    • A group of men is shown standing in front of the G. W. Schlottmann Hardware store in Courtland, MN. A sign in the window indicates that the Courtland Post Office was located in the building.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Motorcycles on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1914
    • A group of men on motorcycles in front of the Julius Ritt store, which was located at 500 South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The building at left was an automotive garage.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Town celebration, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1904 - 1913
    • A group of musicians with their instruments is at the head of a long line of people on South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The Nicollet County Courthouse and the Jail can be seen to the south of buildings on the east side of the 400 block of the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Picnic near St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1887?
    • A group of people at a picnic near St. Peter. Surnames on the reverse side of the photograph include Peterson, Ribble, Schleuder, Cosgrove, and others.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Camp Saints Rest, Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A group of people relaxing at Camp Saints Rest in 1899. Surnames listed include: Essler, Rinkel, Daniels, Strathern, Benson, Chouinard, Schleuder, Kennedy, Ribble, and several others.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Leisure scene at Lake Emily, Kasota Township, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • A group of people relaxing at the Case family home at Lake Emily, east of St. Peter. Two of the people are sitting on an old-fashioned swing. Members of the Case and Stone families are shown.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter Armory, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1918?
    • A group of uniformed soldiers in front of the St. Peter Armory, which was located on the east side of Minnesota Avenue, to the north of the Public Library, between Mulberry and Grace Streets.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • North Fourth Street tornado damage in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • A home that was located on the southeast corner of the intersection of North Fourth and West Chestnut Streets was completely destroyed by a tornado in March of 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota. Other houses shown in this photo on the west side of...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1870
    • A horse-drawn wagon is shown heading north on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. From left to right, the buildings shown are the Cunningham Hotel, the Gorman building, and the Presbyterian Church. Mulberry street is between the Gorman building and...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Park Row tornado damage in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • A large amount of debris from a March 1998 tornado accumulated on Park Row, between South Front Street and South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter, Minnesota, including a crumpled grain bin. The crane visible in the distance is beside the Nicollet...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Debris from a tornado in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • A large amount of debris is visible in front of a house on the west side of the 600 block of North Minnesota Avenue after a tornado in March of 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota. The white house in the center of the photo was at 522 North Minnesota...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flood water and dike on Madison Street looking east, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A large amount of water flowed along Madison Street in St. Peter during the 1965 flood, causing significant damage. The water came from a controlled release from a dike along Sunrise Drive. That water was initially directed onto North Eighth...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • A large model of the riverboat "Yankee" is shown along with other entries in a parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter. The "Yankee" has reached the intersection with Nassau Street. Buildings along the west side of the avenue can be seen.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbags on Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A line of sandbags diverted water from Sunrise Drive during the 1965 flood in St. Peter onto North Eighth Street. The water was first sent through a ravine along the south side of the Earl Fitch house at 416 North Eighth Street. The water...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Flooded Minnesota River and Broadway Bridge, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A load of riprap falls into the water at the east end of the Highway 99 bridge in St. Peter during the 1965 flood. The rapidly moving water of the Minnesota River was eroding the soil from the base of the bridge, threatening to collapse it. See...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Waheoka, Minnesota Territory

    • 1854
    • A map of a proposed community named Waheoka, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. The community was apparently to be located in Nicollet County, with southern and eastern boundaries along the Minnesota River,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Eureka, Minnesota Territory

    • 1855?
    • A map showing the community of Eureka, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. Eureka was located in Section 33, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota, and was surveyed by Daniel L. Turpin. This town did not...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • McQuiston's Addition to Le Hillier City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1858
    • A map showing the community of McQuiston's Addition to Le Hillier City, including streets, lots, and blocks. The Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers are included. The town was to be located in Section 14, T108N, R27W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Redstone, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Redstone City, including streets, lots, and blocks. The town was located in Section 1, T109N, R30W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Frederick Leavenworth was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Redstone, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Redstone, including streets, blocks, and lots. Redstone was located in Section 35, T110N, R30W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Frederick Leavenworth was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Swan City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Swan City, including streets, blocks, and lots. It was located in Sections 5 and 8, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Wm. G. Wells was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for proprietor...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakota, Nicollet County, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community variously known as Dakota, Dakota City, or Dakota Mills, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included, as is a building labeled as McNutt's Dakota Mills. The community was located in Section 34,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Washington, Minnesota Territory

    • 1858
    • A map showing the proposed community of Washington, Minnesota Territory, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. Washington was to be located in Section 4, T110N, R26W in Nicollet County, Minnesota. It was surveyed...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Union City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing Union City, including streets, blocks, and lots. The town was located, or was to have been located, in Section 4, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Wm. G. Wells was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Business district on South Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1915?
    • A number of businesses in St. Peter along South Minnesota Avenue, at right, and along West Nassau Street, at left. In the center is the old Nicollet County Bank, which was located at 224 South Minnesota Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Sandbagged home, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1965
    • A number of houses in St. Peter were threatened by the flood water of the Minnesota River in 1965, including this one. A sandbag dike helped to protect the house.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Residential tornado damage in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • A number of structures in the vicinity of the intersection of North Fourth and West Chestnut Streets were destroyed in a March 1998 tornado in St. Peter, Minnesota. This view looks mainly to the north from the intersection.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1873 - 1909
    • A parade in St. Peter. The Nicollet Hotel, at the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Park Row, is at left. The buildings are along the west side of the 100 block of South Minnesota Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The City Bakery is at the north end of the west side of the 200 block of South Minnesota Avenue. Bicycle riders and a float are shown.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The City Bakery is on the south side of Park Row, and the Nicollet Hotel is on the north side.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Fourth of July Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The City Bakery is on the south side of Park Row, and the Nicollet Hotel is on the north side. A float is shown going north on the avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Fourth of July Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The City Bakery is on the south side of Park Row, and the Nicollet Hotel is on the north side. A horse-drawn float is shown.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The City Bakery is on the south side of the intersection at Park Row. A bicycle rider and some horse-drawn vehicles are shown.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1899
    • A parade on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter on the Fourth of July in 1899. The Nicollet Hotel is to the north of the City Bakery, across Park Row. A float and several bicycle riders are shown.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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