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Hinckley Fire Relief House, Court Avenue, Sandstone. 1979

Hinckley Fire Relief House, Court Avenue, Sandstone. 1979
Pine Census Information
Estab:  March 1, 1856
Parent Counties:  Chisago, Ramsey
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BROOK PARK Township, organized April 18, 1894, and the city in sections 15 and 22 have a euphonious name suggested by Dr. C. A. Kelsey, who envisioned a parklike setting along Pokegama Creek. The city was incorporated as a village on October 1, 1919, and separated from the township on March 3, 1920. The village began about 1874 with a lumber camp on the site called Pokegama and had a station of the Great Northern Railway. After the Hinckley fire of 1894 destroyed all the buildings, the village was rebuilt with a number of stores and businesses and named Brook Park after the township, although the post office form of the name was Brookpark from 1894 to 1950, at which time the present name was adopted.