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N.S. Forthun's store in Buena Vista, 1900. The sign over the door of the store reads: "The St. Paul Cheap Cash Store" Among the merchandise on display in front of the store are some pants, a box marked "shoes," and a tea kettle. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.





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The Turtle Lake Hotel, built about 1895 in Buena Vista, is shown above. Pictured are Adeline Hazen, Eva Peterson, Pete Peterson, Lottie Peterson and Eva Wells. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.






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Map showing location of Buena Vista.





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Buena Vista site feature 30 in 1995.





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Buena Vista site feature 5 in 1995






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19th century whiteware.






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20th century porcelain.






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Unidentified bottle fragment made of clear glass.






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Metal hardware, unidentified.






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Wire nail (left) and spike (right).






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Two-holed shell button.






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Table glassware with pressed diamonds.



 
 


 

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