Leavenworth in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
John Jackson drowned in the Cottonwood River while fording the stream with a team of horses in 1872. John was married to Bertha, daughter of John Schneider early settler of Leavenworth township.
Erected 1990 by Richard Mathiowetz.
Location. 44° 13.409′ N, 94° 47.849′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on County Road 24 half a mile east of County Road 8, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located by Mathiowetz Construction Company. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30676 County Road 24, Sleepy Eye MN 56085, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of Leavenworth (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Attack on the Brown Family (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dakota Reservation and the Leavenworth Road (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cobden (approx. 5.1 miles away); Iberia (approx. 5.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Chief Sleepy Eyes (approx. 6.4 miles away); Jonathan Brown and the Shetek Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Leavenworth.
Also see . . . Leavenworth, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 15, 2013.)
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