Bloomington in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond
To honor Samuel W. and Gideon H. Pond
Volunteer missionaries to the Dakotas who arrived at Ft. Snelling May 6, 1834.
This tablet is placed on the house built in 1856 by Gideon H. Pond. Near-by is the site of the old mission house built of logs in 1843.
Placed June 1934 by Keewaydin Chapter D. A. R.
Erected 1934 by Keewaydin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 44° 48.796′ N, 93° 16.281′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from East 104th Street east of Clinton Avenue South, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Pond-Dakota Mission Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 East 104th Street, Minneapolis MN 55420, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gideon and Agnes Pond House (a few steps from this marker); 1856 Federal Style Gideon H. Pond House (a few steps from this marker); Changing Landscapes (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Grove Mission Pond Family Heritage Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Missionaries to the Dakota (within shouting distance of this marker); Dakota Missions on the Frontier (within shouting distance of this marker); Dakota Life (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
Also see . . . Pond-Dakota Mission Park. (Submitted on January 22, 2008.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers •
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