Near St. Peter in Nicollet County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Old Traverse Cemetery
Rev. T. C. Williamson, first Missionary in this area and Rev. Stephen Riggs translated the Bible, hymnals, and text books to the Sioux Language. Rev. Williamson after the Sioux uprising walked to Mankato every week to preach to the Indians in prison. Many later became missionaries to their own people.
Erected 1976 by Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
Location. 44° 22.056′ N, 93° 58.744′ W. Marker is near St. Peter, Minnesota, in Nicollet County. Marker is on County Road 20 1.2 miles north of State Highway 22, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Green Lawn Cemetery. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A River Crossroad (approx. 1.4 miles away); Treaty of Traverse des Sioux Site The Treaty of Traverse des Sioux (approx. 1½ miles away); The Old French Cemetery (approx. 1½ miles away); Exploring the River Valley (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fur Trader Louis Provencalle (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Rush for Land (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ministering to the Dakota (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Peter.
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