Morgan, MN

Town in Redwood County, MN

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Sponsors of Morgan, MN

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About Morgan, MN

A Good Place to Call Home

Named for explorer Lewis H. Morgan, Morgan, MN is located in Redwood County. Redwood County was first established in 1862, and was one of the largest counties in all of southern Minnesota. In 1850, steamboat travel started up the Minnesota river reaching Redwood County in 1853. This brought supplies and people to the area and carried out wheat to Riverside which in 1881 became the birthplace of Sears.

Railroad travel became prevalent in Redwood county during the late 1800’s. And at one time there were 116 school districts in the county.

A point of interest is the Gilfillan Estate located just outside of Morgan. Charles Duncan Gilfillan purchased 13,000 acres of land in Redwood County. Charles built a beautiful home and offices, and later a grain elevator, stock yard, and tenant homes.

Charles Oswin Gilfillan, who succeeded his father as owner of Gilfillan, built the Morgan Library in honor of his father. He left the farm site to the Redwood County Historical Society in order to preserve the history of the Gilfillan Estate and the surrounding area as well as to make its history available to the public. Tours are available by appointment.

With a population of 896 Morgan is a rural community with roots going back to the late 1800’s. With an agricultural based economy and a variety of businesses and industry, Morgan, is a peaceful and safe community in which to live or visit.

Businesses of Morgan, MN

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Community Organizations of Morgan, MN

Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Events of Morgan, MN

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Organizations of Morgan, MN

Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Points of Interest of Morgan, MN

The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Redwood County, MN

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Redwood County, MN page.

Veterans of Redwood County, MN

Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!