Minnesota's Lost Towns Southern Edition

Pack your bags and come along as we journey to over 125 lost towns in Southern Minnesota. Read how the Civil War, changes in transportation, county seat disputes and other historical happenings changed Minnesota’s landscape. Learn how and why lost towns and communities were created, how they thrived and why they eventually faded into history. Visit the people and places of Southern Minnesota in this fourth edition of the Minnesota’s Lost Towns series. Be sure to check out the other titles in the series: Northern, Central, and Northern II.

Rhonda Fochs of Motley, MN After several years of working in the public and private sector, doing everything from assembling Tonka Toy trucks (when they were made in America), working in an LP record distribution warehouse, serving in a variety of public governmental roles, managing a construction office, to becoming a social studies teacher at the age of forty-two, Rhonda is recently retired. Her passion for history, especially local and regional history, has resulted in the Minnesota’s Lost Towns series which chronicles Minnesota used-to-be towns and communities. You can learn more about Rhonda and her books at www.rhondafochs.weebly.com or at   www.facebook.com/MinnesotasLostTowns.

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  • Review copies sent to multiple media markets in southern Minnesota
  • Author has over 20 events set up for summer and fall