The village of West Newton had a post office. It was located in the Harkin Store. The post
office is what closed the Harkin Store in 1901. Come an see the post office area and the
supplies that they used. We will have information about the United States Post Office
through their development. The program will be on Sunday, October 13th from 1 to 4 pm.
Admission to the program is included with admission to the store.
The store is open on Saturday and Sundays from 12 to 4 pm with programs on Sunday
afternoons from 1 to 4 pm. The gift sop is open the same hours as the store and has books,
toys, and lots of other unique items.
The store is located nine miles northwest of New Ulm on Nicollet County Road 21, or the
bottom road, or nine miles east of Fort Ridgely. Nicollet County Road 21 is under construction
so follow the detour signs or call the store when open for directions at 1-507-354-8666.