Near Napoleon in Logan County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Oley T. Thompson
Homesteaded and buried one mile west
Froze to death February 6, 1887 in Logan County
He was the first white man married.
Father of first white child born
And the first white man buried.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is February 6, 1887.
Location. 46° 28.336′ N, 99° 46.182′ W. Marker is near Napoleon, North Dakota, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 3 and 65th Street SE on State Highway 3. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6492 Highway 3, Napoleon ND 58561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.