Early days in Nobles County, MN, are recalled in this colorful and informative 8.5 x 11" spiral bound booklet, reprinted from the rare 1958 book: Nobles County History. The slightly abridged 177-page booklet is printed on 60# paper with the print enlarged for easier reading. A vinyl sheet has been added to protect the 4-color front cover. Chapter titles include: A County is Born; The Early Days; Growing Up 1890-1929; Time of Turmoil 1930-1958; Three Sketches (Giant Cottonwoods, a Volunteer Fire Department, and Pioneer Cemetery); Minnesota Prairies (by Rev. Frank Peterson); The Bassett Papers (recollections of pioneer Morton H. Bassett); Main Street; Threshing; Three Special Days (Independence Day, Christmas and Memorial Day); Worthington Business Firms 1901; the Leota Settlement (by Charles Mundale); Bishop Ireland's Work; Our Communities (the villages of Adrian, Bigelow, Brewster, Ellsworth, Kinbrae, Round Lake, Rushmore, Lismore, Wilmont, Leota, Reading, St. Kilian, and Org); Tall Tales and True; Agriculture; Armed Services (includes names of County men who died in World War I and World War II); Health and Medicine; County and Village Officials; Churches (includes many names); and various County Organizations (with many names). Also included are an outline map of Nobles County, two plat maps of each township, one from 1914 and one from 1958, and a map of Worthington.
Nobles County, MN
Sources: History of Nobles County Minnesota
Authors: Nettie Killgore
Original Publication Year: 1958
Original Publisher: Nobles County Historical Society
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