Olmsted County Places - Horton

 

HORTON railway station, in the south part of Eyota, was named for Charles Horton, a lumber merchant of Winona. He was born in Niles, N. Y., March 31, 1836; came to Minnesota in 1858, settling in Winona; founded the Empire Lumber Company in 1858, and was its president; died in Winona, May 15, 1913.

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MINNESOTA GEOGRAPHIC NAMES Their Origin and Historic Significance
 

 

 

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