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    • Standard Atlas of Mower County, Minnesota of 1896

    • 1896
    • Standard Atlas of Mower County, Minnesota, 1896. George A. Ogle and Company, Publishers and Engravers, created this book, including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, a map of the State of Minnesota, a map of the...
    • Mower County Historical Society
    • Plat Book of Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1878
    • This plat book was drawn from actual surveys and county records and includes Olmsted County, the individual townships, cities, towns, a patron's directory and a table of distances for the county. Township maps show the property owners, location of...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Farm machinery, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1900 - 1920
    • Men are posed on farm equipment and also standing by bicycles. A team of horses is in the background. A tractor, with a saw blade mounted on the front, is pulling another piece of farm equipment.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Geologic atlas of Olmsted County, Minnesota, C-3, Plate 1, Data Base

    • 1988
    • Map showing locations of water wells, soil borings, outcrops and cuttings samples collected during water well drilling. Distribution and sources of primary information tthat guide the geologic interpretations used to make the geologic maps in the...
    • Minnesota Geological Survey
    • Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 - Southeast Minnesota, Red Wing to Faribault

    • 1980
    • The front side of "Minnesota Bikeways: Map 38 Southeast Minnesota" contains a legend of signs and symbols, the larger bikeways map, and the map index. The back side contains: a list of county, municipal, and state parks, state forests, and state...
    • Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mn/DOT Library
    • Street scene, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1868
    • Several Rochester landmarks are pictured in this early street scene. Some of the buildings visible are: Olmsted County Court House, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, Congregational Church, Old Central School and the Universalist Church.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • First Vote Record in Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1857-13-10
    • The first vote recorded in Olmsted County was taken on October 13, 1857. The ballots were tallied and the totals were recorded by J. N. McLane, Clerk of the County Commissioners, on November 2, 1857. Voters cast ballots to determine if the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Maude Elliott at the Merchants Carnival, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1893
    • Maude Elliott is wearing a costume representing the Olmsted County Democrat at the Merchants Carnival. This newspaper was published by Elliott and Son. Her dress is decorated with various paper items.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Township Map of Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1859 - 1860
    • This is an original plat of Olmsted County with many handwritten notes and drawings showing early Minnesota settlers, farmers and other town landscape features. This map is the earliest documentation we have found in our collection of the farms,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Pierce House, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1878 - 1884
    • A small group of people are standing in front of the Pierce House (built in 1877) with a carriage and team of horses in the street. The hotel was located at 215 South Main Street (now First Avenue SW). Over the years the name of the hotel changed...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Pleasant Grove School, Pleasant Grove Township, Minnesota

    • 1886 - 1900
    • Teachers and students are posed in front of Pleasant Grove School House (District 140). In 1886, Pleasant Grove Township provided transportation, at township expenses, for students attending the school. Theodore Eppland was the driver of the wagon...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Healy Vault at entrance to Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1890 - 1900
    • Andrew Holm (left) and Andrew Doig (right) standing on roof of the George Healy Vault in Oakwood Cemetery. The Healy Vault was built in 1890 and torn down when the Healy Chapel was built in 1912. The vault had a capacity of approximately 25...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Exterior view of W. H. Dodge lumber yard, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1900?
    • The W. H. Dodge lumber yard was located at 3rd and Main Street. This exterior view shows the front entrance. The business was started in 1869 by W. H. Dodge. His son, Elam Dodge, joined the firm in 1907 and the name was changed to Dodge Lumber...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Lucy Gray at Saint Marys Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1898-07
    • Mrs. Sandford and 5 year-old Lucy Gray, of DeSmet, South Dakota read a book in Lucy's room at Saint Marys Hospital. Paper chains, each link representing one of Lucy's new friendships formed while at the hospital, decorate the screen in the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Methodist Church Ladies Aid Society, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1889 - 1902
    • The group of women are all members of the Ladies Aid Society of the Methodist Church; back row, left to right: Mrs. Weyland Stedman, Mrs. C. F. Dibble, Mrs. Susan E. Mount, unknown, Mrs. E. P. Robertson, Mrs. M. Luther, Miss Nellie Rowley, Miss...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Residential section after the 1883 tornado, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1883 - 1908
    • The destructive force of the tornado is evident in this scene of destroyed homes in the residential section of North Rochester. In the early evening on Tuesday, August 21, 1883, a cyclone devastated the city of Rochester. About one third of the...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Interior view of the Kennedy Saloon, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1880 - 1900
    • A large stove dominates one wall of the Kennedy Saloon. Wooden chairs are placed on either side of the stove. On the opposite wall is the bar with Mr. Kennedy standing behind the counter. Other features include a large mirror over the bar and...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Rochester City Hall, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1894 - 1915
    • Rochester City Hall is situated on the corner of the intersection of First Avenue Southwest and Third Street Southwest. City Hall was built in 1884 and was razed in 1931 to make room for a new city hall. To the right is the Electric Light Plant,...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Marion Band participating in Rochester Band Tournament, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1887
    • This Rochester street scene shows participants in the Rochester Band Tournament with the Marion Brass Band in right foreground. Members of the Marion Band were: Louis E. Bragg (band leader), Len Kinney, Earl Beach, Bill Haney, Will Nickum, Herman...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • View of a road with destroyed homes on both sides, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1883 - 1908
    • Most of the houses have been destroyed in this view of a street in Rochester after the tornado of 1883. The buildings left standing are all heavily damaged. The tornado struck Rochester in the early evening of Aug. 21, 1883.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Jacob Dieter, Olmsted County, Minnesota

    • 1862 - 1864
    • Jacob Dieter is photographed in his Civil War uniform. He enlisted in 1862 and served in company F of the Ninth Minnesota Regiment. His family accompanied him to Fort Ridgely, Minnesota and returned home when his unit was sent to another...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Oakwood Cemetery grounds crew, Rochester, Minnesota

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    • A group of Oakwood Cemetery workers are posed with garden tools, lawn mower, wheel barrow, sod cutter. The second man from the left is Andrew Holm, superintendent of the cemetery.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Rochester Fire Department, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1893 - 1898
    • Third Street SW is shown, looking north. City Hall (built in 1884) is partially visible on the left. The uniformed firemen are standing in front of the Rochester Fire Department, left to right: William (Billy) Murray, William J. Hall, Bill...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Working drawing for Field House, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1929
    • This architectural drawing illustrates the elevations and details of the athletic storage and dressing room building at Soldiers Field Park. This building was funded by Dr. E. Starr Judd to provide dressing facilities for the Rochester High School...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • Winona and Southwestern train from Spring Valley to Winona, Minnesota

    • 1890-12-30
    • The Winona and Southwestern Railway train is pictured moving over a trestle bridge on it's way from Spring Valley to Winona. In 1890, tracks were laid from Winona through St. Charles, Dover, Eyota, Simpson and Stewartville to Spring Valley and...
    • Olmsted County Historical Society
    • C. Smith's residence after the 1883 tornado, Rochester, Minnesota

    • 1883 - 1908
    • The destroyed C. Smith's residence is shown with the roof on the ground. In front of the collapsed building in a pile of rubble is a boot and a stove. The tornado struck Rochester in the early evening of Aug. 21, 1883.
    • Olmsted County Historical Society

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