Black and white photograph of a brick house built by Henry Imdieke in Meire Grove in 1883.

House built by Henry Imdieke

Photograph of a brick house built by Henry Imdieke in Meire Grove in 1883. From the Fred W. Peterson archival collection, Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.

Black and white photograph  of a brick manufactured at the Imdieke brick yard between 1883 and 1915 in Meire Grove.

Imdieke brick

Photograph of a brick manufactured at the Imdieke brick yard between 1883 and 1915 in Meire Grove.

Black and white photograph of the brickyard run by Herman and Joseph Imdieke c.1890.

Imdieke Brickyard

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.

Meyer's General Store

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.

Color image of 1896 plat map of Grove Township in Stearns County.

Plat map of Grove Township

1896 plat map of Grove Township in Stearns County.

Black and white photograph of a brick house under construction in Meire Grove c.1890.

Brick house under construction in Meire Grove

Photograph of a brick house under construction in Meire Grove c.1890. From the Fred W. Peterson archival collection, Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud.

Imdieke Brickyard

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.

Photograph of Ignatius Donnelly c.1860

Ignatius Donnelly c.1860

Carte-de-visite photograph taken of the "sage of Nininger" (Ignatius Donnelly) c.1860.

Nininger residence of George Robertson

Residence of George O.Robertson, Nininger

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).

John Nininger c.1875

John Nininger

Cabinet photograph of John Nininger taken c.1875

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