Henderson in Sibley County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
John Other Day
John Other Day
Noble Sioux Chieftain
who piloted 62 whites
to safety in the
Outbreak of 1862
"I commend him to the care of a just God and a liberal government" Maj. T. J. Galbraith.
Erected 1927 by Sibley Post No. 74 American Legion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 44° 31.689′ N, 93° 54.546′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Minnesota, in Sibley County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 19) west of North 6th Street, on the right when traveling west. Memorial is located at the Henderson Community Building / Joseph R. Brown Minnesota River Center, the former 1879 Sibley County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Main Street, Henderson MN 56044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meet Joseph R. Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); A place of big plans and broken dreams... (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph R. Brown Minnesota River Center August F. Poehler House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Jude's Episcopal Church Congregation (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Joseph R. Brown State Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); The U.S.–Dakota War of 1862 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
Also see . . .
1. Anpetutokeca (John Other Day). The U.S. - Dakota War of 1862. "Anpetutokeca, also known as John Other Day, was born in about 1819 in present-day Nicollet County. He was a leader of a small band of Wahpeton Dakota farmers living on the reservation near the Upper Agency with his wife, Roseanne." (Submitted on August 27, 2013.)
2. John Other Day. The Dakota Conflict Trials. "The brave man, knowing full well that the lives of many whites depended upon him, now hurried as rapidly as he could to the Upper Agency, which was most distantly located from all places of refuge. He saved the lives of sixty men, women and children, by taking them along remote paths through the prairie to a place of safety." (Submitted on August 27, 2013.)
3. John Other Day. (Submitted on August 27, 2013.)
4. John Other Day. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 27, 2013.)
Additional keywords. Anpetu-Tokeka; Anpetutokeca; Am-pa-tu To-ki-cha
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 685 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.