Harkin Store, County Highway 21, eight miles northwest of New Ulm, Minnesota

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Harkin Store

Cutting wood near Harkin Store in West Newton, 1905
Harkin Store interior
West Newton, Minnesota
Nicollet County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1867
Historic Function: Business
Current Function: Museum
First Owner: Alexander Harkin
Notes: Minnesota Historical Society Site operated by Nicollet County Historical Society

West Newton Nicollet County

The Harkin Store was built by Alexander Harkin in the 1870's, when West Newton Township had a post office, sawmill, grist mill, hotel, and other businesses. Harkin served as justice of the peace, coroner, and postmaster, among other positions.


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