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Vasa Historic District

Vasa Twp, Goodhue County, MN

The Vasa Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.

Small rural Swedish agricultural community founded in 1850s under leadership of Rev. Eric Norelius, with 1869 church as focal point. [1]

Properties within the historic district include: Eric Norelius House, ca. 1870; Swedish Homestead, ca. 1870; Swedish Methodist Church, ca. 1879; Vasa Children's Home, ca. 1899; Vasa Lutheran Church Chapel, Ca. 1929; W. F. Peterson Farmstead, ca. 1870.

  1. Minnesota Historical Society, www.mnhs.org, accessed December, 2009

Street Names
Norelius Road • Route 19