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Mendota Heights in Dakota County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Pilot Knob

 
 
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By Keith L, October 28, 2010
1. Pilot Knob Marker
Inscription.  
1851 • 1922
[symbol of the D.A.R.]
To Commemorate The Treaty at Mendota
Negotiated on
Pilot Knob
Whereby the Sioux Indians ceded their lands in the Territory of Minnesota and State of Iowa to the United States Government.
Placed by
Mendota Chapter, Daughters American Revolution
St. Paul, Minn.

 
Erected 1922 by Mendota Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
 
Location. 44° 52.702′ N, 93° 10.114′ W. Marker is in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, in Dakota County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Pilot Knob Road (County Road 31) and Acacia Boulevard. Marker is in Acacia Park Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2151 Pilot Knob Road, Saint Paul MN 55120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Pilot Knob Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
2. Pilot Knob Marker
National Register of Historic Places Site #03001374
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this marker. United States War Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mendota / Sibley House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Peter's Church (approx. half a mile away); Mendota Work Camp No. 1 (approx. 0.6 miles away); General Henry Hastings Sibley (approx. 0.6 miles away); "Where the Waters Meet" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Faribault House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sibley House Historic Site (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mendota Heights.
 
Additional keywords. Pilot's Knob
 
Acacia Park Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 28, 2010
3. Acacia Park Cemetery
Pilot Knob
The marker is beyond the right side office building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,357 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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