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Near St. Peter in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Old French Cemetery

 
 
The Old French Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
1. The Old French Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
The Old French Cemetery
was located south of this ravine.
The earliest settlers and a few Indians
were buried there until about 1850.
(D. A. R. Emblem)
Erected by
Traverse des Sioux Chapter, D.A.R.
1939

 
Erected 1939 by Traverse Des Sioux Chapter, D.A.R..
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 44° 21.252′ N, 93° 57.339′ W. Marker is near St. Peter, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker can be reached from Old Minnesota Avenue west of Minnesota Avenue (U.S. 169). Touch for map. A small parking lot is just west of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Peter MN 56082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (within shouting distance of this marker); Treaty of Traverse des Sioux Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Exploring the River Valley (approx. 0.2 miles away); A River Crossroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fur Trader Louis Provencalle
The Old French Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
2. The Old French Cemetery Marker
Looking north, the ravine is beyond the marker.
(approx. mile away); The Rush for Land (approx. mile away); Ministering to the Dakota (approx. 0.3 miles away); Archaeology (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Peter.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Ravine image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
3. Ravine
Trail to Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 20, 2013
4. Trail to Marker
Looking towards the west, the Old French Cemetery marker is beyond this sign along the right side of the trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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