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Fairmont in Martin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)

Fort Fairmount

Fort Fairmount Marker image. Click for full size.
July 29, 2022
1. Fort Fairmount Marker
This boulder marks the site of Fort Fairmount
Built during the Sioux Indian Uprising 1862
By Co. A 25th Wisconsin volunteers under Major Jeremiah M. Rusk and is dedicated to the pioneers who faced the dangers of frontier life to establish homes in Martin County

Erected 1926 by Fairmont Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 43° 39.173′ N, 94° 27.881′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, Minnesota, in Martin County. Marker is on Lake Avenue (Interstate 90B) west of South Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Located on the grounds of the Martin County Courthouse in Fairmont. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Lake Ave, Fairmont MN 56031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Fort Fairmount (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Chubb House / Dr. O. P. Chubb (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Legend of the Singing Sisseton Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Singing Oak (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Memorial Drive / Fairmont (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul's United Church of Christ (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pixley (approx. 8.8 miles away); Manyaska (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
Fort Fairmount Marker image. Click for full size.
July 29, 2022
2. Fort Fairmount Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2022. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2022.

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