Near Blomkist in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
the State of Minnesota through the Minnesota Historical Society from the Arts and
Cultural Heritage Fund and the Kandiyohi County Historical Society.
Erected by the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, with funds from the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is January 7, 1873.
Location. 44° 57.871′ N, 95° 2.867′ W. Marker is near Blomkist, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Marker is on 165th Avenue Southwest (County Road 80) 0.2 miles west of U.S. 71, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blomkest MN 56216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitefield Town Site (approx. 7.1 miles away); Tromso Norsk Evangeliske Kirken (approx. 7.6 miles away); US-Dakota War of 1862 Aftermath (approx. 7.6 miles away); John Other Day Camp (approx. 8.7 miles away); Raymond, Minnesota Veterans Memorial (approx. 10 miles away); Kandiyohi County Indian History"Kandiyohi" (approx. 10.8 miles away); Geology of the Willmar Region (approx. 11.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker has the Historic Site seal of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society · 1895.
Also see . . . Famous Winter Storms. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. January 7-10, 1873. (Submitted on December 3, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 971 times since then and 105 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week January 3, 2016. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.