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Vasa Township

Vasa Town Hall is located on Norelius Road, Welch MN 55089.

Beginnings [1]

Vasa, settled in 1853, organized in 1858, "was named in honor of Gustavus Vasa, King of Sweden, more generally known as Gustavus I, the Christian king, and the founder of the Lutheran Church." He was born in Lindholmen, Upland, Sweden, May 12, 1496, and died in Stockholm, September 29, 1560; was king 1523-60.

  1. Warren Upham, Minnesota Geographic Names, Their Origin and Historic Significance, Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, 1920.
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