9/13/2021 11:15:00 AM City plans Florence Park Historical Plaza
Hoping to share a bit of Lake Florence’s history, city officials plan to build the Florence Park Historical Plaza just east of the current Florence Park Pond, shown with its fountain operating in the background. Above, Jason Welter of the city’s public works department levels the ground at the Plaza site, which will include three signs that will offer historical information about Lake Florence, the lake’s dam and the nearby Cussons Mill.
Glancing back in time, Stewartville's leaders still remember Lake Florence. In spring 1993, the dam that impounded the 75-acre reservoir breeched, draining the lake and leaving a dry lake bed, says a online story from Fishing Minnesota. Hoping to share a bit of Lake Florence's history, city officials plan to build the Florence Park Historical Plaza just east of the current Florence Park Pond. Bill Schimmel Jr., city administrator, said the plaza will offer three informational signs, including... For more oaths story pick up your copy of the Sept. 14 Stewartville STAR.