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Photograph of a brick manufactured at the Imdieke brick yard between 1883 and 1915 in Meire Grove.
Photograph of the brickyard run by Herman and Joseph Imdieke, c.1890. From the Fred W. Peterson archival collection, Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.
Photograph of Clemens Meyer's general store on Oak Grove Street in Meire Grove, c.1900. From the Fred W. Peterson archival collection, Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.
1896 plat map of Grove Township in Stearns County.
Photograph of a brick house under construction in Meire Grove, c.1890. From the Fred W. Peterson archival collection, Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.
From 1883-1915, Imdieke Brickyard in Meire Grove produced bricks using traditional European methods. Residents supported this business venture by purchasing materials to create structures that represented their German culture.
Carte-de-visite photograph taken of the "sage of Nininger" (Ignatius Donnelly) c.1860.
Illustration of the residence of George O.Robertson in Nininger, Dakota County, made c.1874. Taken from An Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Minnesota by A.T. Andreas (page 95).
Cabinet photograph of John Nininger taken c.1875
A layout plan of the city of Nininger c.1856
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