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

Middle Creek Brave Settler Monument

 
 
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By Connor Olson, July 21, 2020
1. Brave Settlers Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the brave settlers to fell at this point in the massacre of 1862.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 44° 38.229′ N, 95° 8.858′ W. Marker is near Renville, Minnesota, in Renville County. Memorial is on County Road 21 0.4 miles south of County Road 50, on the right when traveling south. Located 0.4 mile south of the Middle Creek Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Renville MN 56284, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Only Two Survived (approx. 1.9 miles away); Schwandt State Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 (approx. 2˝ miles away); Vicksburg Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Richard Sears Memorial Park (approx. 5.8 miles away); Geology of the Redwood Falls Region (approx. 5.9 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 6.4 miles away); Wowinape or Thomas Wakeman (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Historic Sites in Renville County (.pdf).
Brave Settlers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, July 21, 2020
2. Brave Settlers Marker
See page 134. (Submitted on July 29, 2020.) 
 
Additional keywords. Dakota War of 1862
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 21, 2021