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Veblen, Thorstein, Farmstead

Nerstrand, Minnesota    County of Rice.
National Register Number: 75001024
Property type: Farm/Ranch. Resource type: Building.
Congressional District: MN-2 Certified Local Government: NO
The Threat Status was Unknown in the year 2006.
Ownership: Private.
Themes: Intellectual Currents.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1981):
Thorstein B. Veblen (1857-1929), economist, social scientist, and critic of American culture, lived on this farm as a youth and returned often as an adult. The product of an austere agrarian upbringing, Veblen has often been called one of America's most creative and original thinkers.

The site received a new owner in 2005. No report was filed.

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