Western Bohemian Fraternal Union Hall – Meadowlands, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 47° 02.864 W 092° 44.768
15T E 519283 N 5210499
Quick Description: The Western Bohemian Fraternal Union Hall, also known as National Hall of Meadowlands, was built in 1925 to serve as a meeting place for the Czech community.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2015 5:07:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQX6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The Western Bohemian Fraternal Union Hall, also known as National Hall of Meadowlands, was built in 1925 to serve as a meeting place for the Czech community and offered programs to help preserve their culture. This wood frame Sokol hall was place to gather for physical, cultural, social and educational programs and offered a place for activities such a gymnastics, concerts, talent shows, conventions, flea markets, private parties and receptions. It was placed on NRHP in 1986. The building is still used by the community in the summer, but the building still lacks restrooms or running water.
Street address:
Hall Road
Meadowlands, MN


County / Borough / Parish: St. Louis County

Year listed: 1986

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Ethnic Heritage - European; Social History

Periods of significance: 1900-1924; 1925-1949

Historic function: Clubhouse

Current function: Clubhouse

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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