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    • Lagerstrom's Cornet Band, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1896
    • Lagerstrom's Cornet Band from St. Peter at the National G. A. R. parade at St. Paul in 1896. The names of seveal membes of the band are on another copy of this photograph at the Nicollet County Historical Society.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter School Board Minutes, 1865 to 1899

    • 1865 - 1899
    • Beginning in April 1865, the members of the St. Peter School Board kept minutes of their meetings in this ledger. The minutes provide information about the teachers, principals, and superintendents who were employed in the St. Peter school...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • E. St. Julien Cox house, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1920?
    • This photograph shows a view of the 1871 E. St. Julien Cox house in St. Peter, which is located at 500 North Washington Avenue. Owned by the Nicollet County Historical Society, the house is open for tours at various times during the year.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Mrs. Twist, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • This is a photograph of Mrs. Twist. In tune with the fashions of the times, she wore a dress with a bustle. The name Adah has been written in pencil on the front of the photograph, which was taken in Madison, Wisconsin. Additional information...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1885
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1885. Cover names Haynes & Woodard as the publishers. The book contains 22 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships. This is one of two versions of this atlas in the collection of the Nicollet...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota (1885)

    • 1885
    • Map of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1885. Cover names Haynes & Woodard as the publishers. The atlas contains 13 color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships. This is the second of two versions of this atlas in the collection of the Nicollet...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Cox house tornado damage in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • The historic E. St. Julien Cox house at 500 North Minnesota Avenue, owned by the Nicollet County Historical Society, was damaged in a March 1998 tornado in St. Peter, Minnesota. It was repaired and continues to be used for various functions by the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Women in costumes, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1923?
    • This photograph shows a group of St. Peter women in costumes. Top row, left to right: Isabelle Daniels, Iris Johnson, Claudia Reynolds, unknown. Middle, l to r: Annabelle Weibezahn, Amy Strauss, Dorothy Moss, unknown. Bottom, l to r: Leah...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Ritt's Music Store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1912?
    • This Ritt family music store in St. Peter was located at 500 South Minnesota Avenue. The image shows a variety of record players and records among an assortment of posters on the walls. A poster dated February 1912 lists Edison Records. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • View of Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1886
    • This postcard shows a view of Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter in 1886. The building with the clock tower is Old Main, which is located at the west end of College Avenue.
    • 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
    • Norwegian Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows a view of the Norwegian Lutheran Church in St. Peter, which was located on the east side of South Third street, a short distance north of Chestnut street, facing Third.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Locust Invasion of Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1877
    • This card was made to illustrate the terrible locust invasions of Nicollet and other counties in the 1870s. This card specifically mentions St. Peter and Nicollet County, and is dated June 22, 1877.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Nicollet Hotel architectural drawings, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1873?
    • Set of architectural drawings shows both exterior and interior features of the Nicollet Hotel in St. Peter. The hotel opened in 1873 as the Nicollet House, and was one of the finest hotels in southern Minnesota. Edward P. Bassford was the hotel's...
    • 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
    • Letter from Lieutenant Thomas van Etten describing the Battle of Birch Coulee

    • 1862-10-05
    • Lieutenant Thomas van Etten wrote to his schoolmate, William H. Seward of Chester, New Jersey, in this 1862 letter from Fort Ridgely, near the western end of Nicollet County. He wrote about his military duties and experiences and about people he...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Map of Hodapp's Addition to North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • This map shows Hodapp's Addition to the community of North Mankato. Wendell Hodapp was the community's first president, who had purchased 160 acres of land in 1878 that included a significant portion of the future city.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Map of Traverse des Sioux, Minnesota

    • 1855?
    • This map shows the village of Traverse des Sioux along the Minnesota River. The village was named after the Traverse des Sioux, which was the French name for the crossing site of the river by the Dakota people who lived in the vicintiy.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • German Lutheran Church, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1907 - 1909
    • This postcard shows a view of the German Lutheran Church in St. Peter, which was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Mulberry and Fifth streets, facing Mulberry. The church is more properly known as the St. Peter Evangelical...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Volunteer enlistment paper of Phiney Wells, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1862-12-27
    • On December 27th, 1862, Phiney Wells signed this document in St. Peter to enlist in the First Mounted Rangers. Wells stated that he was born in New York and that he was 25 years and eight months old. He listed his occupation as a farmer. Wells...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Nicollet County Courthouse, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1958
    • This image shows a view of the Nicollet County Courthouse in St. Peter in 1958. At far right is a portion of the County Jail. A portion of the business district is visible at left. This postcard negative, marked 518, has been converted to a...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Union Presbyterian Church in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1879?
    • The interior of the Union Presbyterian Church in St. Peter, Minnesota, is shown in this stereograph. The church, which has been extensively remodeled inside, faces South Third Street on the northwestern corner of the intersection with West Locust...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Cavalry soldiers, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1905 - 1910
    • View of several cavalry soldiers on their horses. This image was made from a glass plate negative.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Spring Lake, North Mankato, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • View of an artesian well at Spring Lake in North Mankato. In the background is the home of the first president of North Mankato, Wendell Hodapp, who was responsible for the creation of the well.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Tornado damaged motel in 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1998
    • The south end of the Americinn Motel at 700 North Minnesota Avenue is shown in this photo after a tornado caused considerable damage to the building in March of 1998 in St. Peter, Minnesota.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • John A. Johnson gravesite, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • View of the gravesite of Governor John A. Johnson in the Greenhill Cemetery in St. Peter. This image was made from a glass plate negative.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • St. Peter swimming pool, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1958
    • This image shows a view of the swimming pool in St. Peter in 1958. The pool is between Chatham and Madison Streets, west of North Fourth Street. This postcard negative, marked 558, has been converted to a digital positive image.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Parade on South Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1930?
    • A parade on South Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter includes a vehicle that was made to resemble a steam locomotive. The picture shows buildings on the east side of the 300 block of the avenue. At far left is the Engesser Vulcanizing Shop. Next to...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • W. H. Holz Cigar Factory, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1898
    • Interior view of the W. H. Holz cigar factory in St. Peter. The factory opened in 1898, and was located on the east side of the 400 block of South Minnesota Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • John A. Johnson gravesite, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1909
    • View of the gravesite of Governor John A. Johnson in Greenhill Cemetery in St. Peter. This image was made from a glass plate negative.
    • 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

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