Mower County, Minnesota (Images of America Series)

By: Mower County Historical Society

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New paperback book copy of Mower County Minnesota by the Mower County Historical Society. Images of America series. From the book cover: Mower County, Minnesota has been designed by the Mower County Historical Society as a tour guide, both past and present, to the area's historical rural communities and its thriving county seat, Austin. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston SC, 2002. 128 pages, 6.5 x 9.25 inches, 24 cm. Current list price 21.99.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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The history of Mower County, Minnesota, is the story of its people-their dreams, their hard work, their joys, and their disappointments. It is the story of the Native Americans who built mounds and lived in villages along the shores of the lakes. It is the story of the early pioneers who braved the hot, sticky summers and the sub-zero winters. It is the story of the merchants, who believed in the future of these small farming communities, and the entrepreneurs, who platted sites for new villages.

These stories are told here with the help of over 200 vintage prints and photographs from each of the twenty townships that make up Mower County. In these townships, many communities have developed over the years. Some lived only a short time, dying out because they were bypassed by the railroads that crossed Southern Minnesota, or because the villages could not attract settlers. Those that survived grew, and to this day provide homes for descendants of the earliest pioneers, as well as newer residents, who were drawn by industry or the beauty of Southern Minnesota.

Title: Mower County, Minnesota (Images of America Series)

Author/Composer: Mower County Historical Society

Categories: History American Midwest,

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2002-07-08

ISBN Number: 0738519928

ISBN Number 13: 9780738519920

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 011367

Keywords: Minnesota History, Midwest History, Arcadia Images of America Series, Mower County Minnesota, Mower County Historical Society, 0738519928, 9780738519920,