Wednesday, December 25, 2013

On This Date in Minnesota History: December 25

December 25, 1855 – Frederick Greiner was born on this date in Chaska, Minn. Greiner was Chaska’s mayor from 1892 to 1898; proprietor of Chaska House, the community’s first hotel, and engaged in the manufacture of brick and tile (Greiner & Corning) from 1882 to his death in 1910. His cream-colored brick home in Chaska built ca. 1870 was named to the National Register of Historical Places on Jan. 4, 1980.

 Frederick Greiner's House, Chaska, Minn.
Photo taken by Pamela J. Erickson. Released into the public domain Dec. 25, 2013,
as long as acknowledgement included.

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