Near Hanska in Brown County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Asle Sorbel's Ride
The Family of Ole and Guri Sorbel - 2004
Erected 2004 by The Family of Ole and Guri Sorbel.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1869.
Location. 44° 8.825′ N, 94° 28.275′ W. Marker is near Hanska, Minnesota, in Brown County. Marker is on County Road 257, 0.4 miles east of 155th Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is along a paved shoulder near the northwest bank of Lake Linden. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Armstrong (here, next to this marker); Hanska (approx. 1.1 miles away); Norwegian Stabbur (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lake Hanska (approx. 4˝ miles away); Omsrud Thordson – Torgrimson Log Cabin (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lake Hanska Pioneer / Lake Hanska County Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Searles (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanska.
Also see . . .
1. Jesse James. Wikipedia entry. "The James brothers were most active with their gang from about 1866 until 1876, when their attempted robbery of a bank in Northfield, Minnesota, resulted in the capture or deaths of several members." (Submitted on August 24, 2013.)
2. Northfield, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. "The James-Younger Gang attempted a robbery on the First National Bank of Northfield. Local citizens, recognizing what was happening, armed themselves and resisted the robbers and successfully thwarted the theft... Considering the James gang as related to postwar insurgency, the raid has sometimes been called the last major event of the American Civil War." (Submitted on August 24, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 187 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 24, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.