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Near Fairfax in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument

 
 
Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
1. Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument
Inscription. Erected by the State of Minnesota in recognition of, and to commemorate the loyal and efficient services rendered to the State by Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee and the Chippewa Indians during the Sioux out-break and the civil war.
 
Erected 1914 by the State of Minnesota. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Location. 44° 27.146′ N, 94° 43.809′ W. Marker is near Fairfax, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 30 0.7 miles west of State Highway 4, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Monument is at Fort Ridgely State Cemetery within Fort Ridgely State Park; fee area – a Minnesota state park vehicle permit is required. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfax MN 55332, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain John S. Marsh State Monument (here, next to this marker); Eliza Müller State Monument (a few steps from this marker); To the Memory of Hazen Mooers (a few steps from this marker); Joseph LaFramboise - (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Ridgely State Park's Buildings Today (about 400 feet
Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
2. Chief Mou-Zoo-Mau-Nee State Monument
away, measured in a direct line); Working Year-Round to Develop the Park (about 400 feet away); A New Deal for Fort Ridgely State Park (about 400 feet away); CCC Camp Life is a Healthful One (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfax.
 
More about this marker. This monument was the sixteenth of 23 state monuments that were erected by the Minnesota legislature between 1873 and 1929. These monuments represent Minnesota's public efforts to mark historic sites. The monument was the fourth and last state monument erected at Fort Ridgely.
 
Additional keywords. Chief Mouzoomaunee State Monument
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 380 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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