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

Bakehouse

 
 
Bakehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
1. Bakehouse Marker
Inscription.
Large wood-burning ovens emitted so much heat that they were housed in a special structure on this site, remote from the other fort buildings.

Minnesota Historical Society
Fort Ridgely

 
Erected by the Minnesota Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Minnesota Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 44° 27.2′ N, 94° 44.016′ W. Marker is near Fairfax, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker can be reached from County Highway 30 1.1 miles west of State Highway 4, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Fort Ridgely State Park; fee area – a Minnesota state park vehicle permit is required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 72404 County State Aid Highway 30, Fairfax MN 55332, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack from the Northeast (a few steps from this marker); Garrison Life Was Like Clockwork (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Who Lived in the Barracks? (within shouting distance
Bakehouse Ruins and Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
2. Bakehouse Ruins and Marker
of this marker); Officers' Quarters—A (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Latrines (within shouting distance of this marker); Log Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfax.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Ridgely. Wikipedia entry. "Fort Ridgely was a United States Army outpost (1853–1867) near the Dakota reservation in southwestern Minnesota (located near Fairfax)." (Submitted on March 25, 2014.) 

2. National Park Service. Historical background of the post bakehouse at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas. (Submitted on March 25, 2014.) 

3. National Park Service. 1847 regulations of the post bakehouse at Fort Scott National Historic Site in Kansas. (Submitted on March 25, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Bakehouse Ruins image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 25, 2013
3. Bakehouse Ruins
Fort Ridgely
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 204 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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