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

Jackson County Massacre Monument

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July 30, 2022
1. Jackson County Massacre Monument
Erected by the State of Minnesota
in the year 1909, to the memory of the pioneer setters of Jackson County, whose names are inscribed below, massacred by the Sioux Indians on March 26th, 1857, and August 24th, 1862.

1857 Massacre
William Wood · George Wood · Joshua Stewart · Willie Thomas · two children of Joshua Stewart

1862 Massacre
Ole Fohre · Johanes Axe · Mikkel Olson · Lars Furness · Brita Langeland · Anna Langeland · Aagaata Langeland · Nickolai Langeland · Knud Langeland · Knud Middssad and wife · Lars Gjornevik and wife
Erected 1909 by the State of Minnesota.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is March 26, 1857.
Location. 43° 37.569′ N, 94° 59.202′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Minnesota, in Jackson County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, 0.1 miles west of State Street, on the left when traveling west. Located in Ashley Park
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in Jackson. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 418 Riverside Dr, Jackson MN 56143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olson Slaabakken Cabin / The Jackson County Massacre Monument (here, next to this marker); Olson-Slaabakken Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Government Ditches (approx. 1.9 miles away); History in the Soil (approx. 4.9 miles away); State Line Congregation (approx. 9.9 miles away in Iowa); Marble Cabin (approx. 12˝ miles away in Iowa); First Fort in Dickinson County (approx. 14.8 miles away in Iowa); Antlers Hotel (approx. 15.2 miles away in Iowa). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Jackson County Massacre Monument image. Click for full size.
July 30, 2022
2. Jackson County Massacre Monument
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2022. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2022.

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