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

Joseph R. Brown State Monument

 
 
Joseph R. Brown State Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
1. Joseph R. Brown State Monument
Inscription.  
Joseph R. Brown
Pioneer.
Statesman.
Soldier.
1805 — 1870
Founder
of Henderson.

 
Erected 1910 by the State of Minnesota. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 44° 31.626′ N, 93° 54.833′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Minnesota, in Sibley County. Marker can be reached from Fort Road, 0.3 miles west of Main Street (Minnesota Highway 19), on the left when traveling west. Monument is in Brown Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); August F. Poehler House (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Other Day (approx. ¼ mile away); Meet Joseph R. Brown (approx. ¼ mile away); A place of big plans and broken dreams... (approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph R. Brown Minnesota River Center
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(approx. ¼ mile away); St. Jude's Episcopal Church Congregation (approx. 0.3 miles away); The U.S.–Dakota War of 1862 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
 
More about this monument. This monument was the fourteenth of 23 state monuments that were erected by the Minnesota legislature between 1873 and 1929. These monuments represent Minnesota's public efforts to mark historic sites or to recognize prominent persons.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph R. Brown. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on January 7, 2014.) 
 
Joseph R. Brown State Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
2. Joseph R. Brown State Monument
25-foot-high granite shaft
Joseph R. Brown Grave Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
3. Joseph R. Brown Grave Stone
1805 — 1870
Nearby Grave/Mill Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
4. Nearby Grave/Mill Stone
John Godlieb Grininger
June 25, 1827
Feb. 16, 1865
Children
Fred 2 Y. 1863. Henry 6 M.
This stone is out of a
mill that the deceased
build on High Island
Creek, 1862
Grave/Mill Stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
5. Grave/Mill Stone
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
6. Veterans Memorial
Located at cemetery entrance
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
7. Veterans Memorial
This flag flies in memory of All Veterans, Auxiliary Members, Gold Star Mothers, Relief Corp buried in this cemetery • Legion Post 74
Brown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By K. Linzmeier, July 30, 2013
8. Brown Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 7, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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