Surrounded By History: Blue Earth County Street Names

Morgan O'Hara
Issue Date: 
Fall 2013

Describes the naming patterns of Blue Earth County streets, including four primary themes; people, places, nature, and Native American words. Specifically focuses on brief biographies of several historical figures who were the namesake of several streets in Lake Crystal, Mankato, Mapleton, and Vernon Center.  

Key Word Search Terms: 
Lake Crystal, Mankato, Mapleton, Vernon Center, Henry Humphrey, William R. Robinson, Henry Jackson, James B. Hubbell, Dr. Thomas D. Warren, George Marsh, John Marsh, Albert R. Pfau, Val Imm, George Stoltzman, Benedict Truwe, William Borchert, Lucas Troendle, Elnathan Kendall