Rochester, Minnesota, USA - One of the First Homes in Rochester, Minn.
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

One of the First Homes in Rochester, Minn.
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Rochester, Minnesota, USA - Broadway, Looking South, Rochester, Minn.
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Broadway, Looking South, Rochester, Minn.
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Rochester, Minnesota, USA - Bird's-Eye View of Rochester, Minn.
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Rochester, Minnesota, USA
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Where is Rochester, Minnesota, USA? 

Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, USA

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News  1869 - A Miss Cutler has been appointed superintendent of public instruction in Rochester, Minn.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
October 16, 1869
Added: 4/29/2014 8:51:21 AM - 1  Updated: 6/18/2014 2:43:50 PM - 1

News  1870 - An emigrant wagon passing through Rochester, Minnesota, the other day, bore the quaint inscription: "Don't inquire - North Pole or bust!"

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 11, 1870
Added: 4/29/2014 8:50:25 AM - 1  Updated: 6/18/2014 2:44:12 PM - 1

News  1883 - DEATH-DEALING CYCLONE. GREAT DESTRUCTION OF LIFE AND PROPERTY IN MINNESOTA. A TRAIN LIFTED FROM THE RAILS AND MANY OF ITS PASSENGERS EITHER KILLED OR FEARFULLY WOUNDED.
Winona, Aug. 22 - A cyclone struck Rochester about 7 o'clock last evening, and one-third of the city is in ruins. All north of the track is devastated, including the Methodist church, Horton's elevator, and many other buildings. The railroad bridge was swept completely away. A freight train ran...Read MORE...


News  1894 - PROBABLY FATAL RUNAWAY. Dr. E. C. Cross thrown from his Carriage and Seriously Hurt.
Yesterday morning as the result of a small boy throwing a lighted firecracker in front of a team of colts driven by Dr. E. C. Cross, occurred an accident which had a terrible and perhaps fatal termination. He was driving near the brewery owned by Sebuster Bros., when the team became frightened by...Read MORE...


1906
Rochester, a city, the capital of Olmsted co., Minn., is on the South Fork of the Zumbro River, 40 miles S. of Red Wing, on the Chicago and Northwestern and the Chicago Great-Western Rs. It has flouring-mills, machine- shops, a brewery, etc. Pop. in 1890, 5321 ; in 1900, 6843.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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America/USA  Victor Bourdeaux (June 1892, , Wisconsin, USA - 7 March 1933, Rochester, Minnesota, USA)
 


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