Avoca
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 56.861 W 095° 38.513
15T E 288000 N 4869455
Quick Description: Avoca is a city in Murray County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 146 at the 2000 census
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2006 6:40:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMWND
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member KC0GRN
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Long Description:
Avoca began as a town in 1878 and it was named for a river in Ireland and was a key point for the sale of 50,000 acres of railroad lands to catholic colonists in murray county through the activities of archbishop Ireland and the catholic colonization bureau. Early erection of a church, immigrant house and other public buildings greatly facilitated settlement.
Marker Type:: Roadside

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