Carnegie, Minnesota

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Carnegie is an abandoned townsite in section 6 of Rose Dell Township in Rock County, Minnesota, United States.

History[edit]

Carnegie was a community developed in competition with the town of Jasper.[1] Carnegie failed to attract sufficient investment and development, and as Jasper prospered, Carnegie's residents departed. Today no trace of the community remains.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. p. 256. ISBN 0-87351-396-7.