immigrants, settlements, colonies
According to Thomas Peter Christensen, the third Danish settlement established in Iowa was the Copenhagen Settlement started near Story City, Iowa, in 1867.1 Located in central Iowa approximately 40 miles north of Des Moines, Story City was founded in 1855 after Yankees, many of them immigrants from the state of Indiana, began to settle in northwest Story County in the early 1850s.
"The Copenhagen Settlement near Story City, Iowa,"
The Bridge: Vol. 34
, Article 9.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/thebridge/vol34/iss2/9