Olmsted County Places - Potsdam

 

POTSDAM, a village in Farmington, founded about the year 1860, was named by its German settlers for the Prussian city of Potsdam, noted for its royal palace and beautiful parks, sixteen miles southwest of Berlin.  It is located in Farmington township, 5 miles northwest of Elgin.

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MINNESOTA GEOGRAPHIC NAMES Their Origin and Historic Significance

1940 Rochester City & Olmsted County, Minnesota Directory, published by Keiter Directory Co.
 

 

 

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