Welcome to Cotton, MN

Welcome to Cotton

It’s been a few years since we’ve checked in with the cluster of signs on private property along Highway 53 south of Cotton. Since we last documented the situation in 2010, the “Socialism is freedom in the rearview mirror” sign has been added above the old “Welcome to Cotton” sign. In the middle, two new signs have been added, replacing the old ones denouncing the “Nazi bastard post office.” There is also a tiny new sign above the group of signs on the right to help clarify that those signs were erected in June 2008.

One small touch that motorists might not notice without slowing down and stopping: There is quite a thick tangling of barbed wire surrounding the signs, with a warning that “injury” is “very likely” should anyone trespass.


K. Praslowicz

about 7 years ago

Thanks. I drove past these last weekend but the word length exceeded how much I could safety take in while passing by and was wondering how nazis happened ever since.  Dude needs to work on some brevity if the intended audience is motorists.


about 7 years ago

He's got some signs you run into when approaching his property from the other side. Same style, but a gentler "no trespassing or you might get shot" message. 

Can't remember the road,   was out  looking for aurora spots. Might be able to find a photo.

Slim Jimmy M

about 7 years ago

The Google Earth image of the property where the signs are located

Niff Bimrod

about 7 years ago

Huh ... kids for bait? I think I'll stick with leeches.

Niff Bimrod

about 7 years ago

Is that a sawmill?

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