The Fountain in the Park

Roger Norland
Issue Date: 
May/June 1995

Mankato’s Lincoln Park once held a memorial fountain surrounded by monuments in memory of Blue Earth County soldiers who served in the Civil War. Norland gives details of the erection in 1892 and its dedication on Memorial Day, 1893.

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Shepard, GAR, Soldier’s Monument, Lincoln Park, Mead, Company F, Sons of Veterans, Concordia Band, Women’s Relief Corps., Wakefield, Pope, Wilkin Post #19, Weaver