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      Got the wrong discs? Or didn't receive them in the mail?   06/20/2018

      For those who opted for physical discs -- if you donated between April - June and you received the WRONG discs or NO discs in the mail, please email stexcd@simtropolis.com and include your donation info such as Paypal transaction ID and we will get this rectified!
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Memorial Column

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Memorial Column, the centerpiece of West Village, is a 234 feet tall column built in 1896 to memorialize citizens - particularly Minnesotans - who had died in the conflicts - American Revolution, Civil War, Spanish-American War, etc. - that had preceeded the building of this monument. Until 1929, when the Edgerson State Building & Judicial Center was completed, it was the tallest structure in Mankato. The statue at the top of the column is an allegorical statue of Peace, made out of bronze. Its placement in a residential neighborhood was controversial at the time, but was defended because it was located at the near geographic center of the city. Legendary Mankato mayor and future Senator Thomas Edgerson (of whom the Edgerson State Building is named after) also claimed he wanted the monument to be "for the people," and not something that only politicians could look out the window and see.

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I am liking this CJ (I have been to the real city several times so I was pleased to see the disclaimer saying it is not actually modeled after the real city.)

keep it up

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This is definently one of my bookmarked CJs. Nice blend and choice of MODs LOTs BATs and custom material. The mixture that you have gives your city a unique flavor that is yours. I am enjoying the concept of socialist/communist political founding thought influencing the architechectual style of the city in a midwest american city.

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