Near Morton in Redwood County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Forbes’ Trading Post Site
Aug. 18, 1862.
Erected 1898 by the Minnesota Valley Historical Society.
Location. 44° 31.62′ N, 94° 57.948′ W. Marker is near Morton, Minnesota, in Redwood County. Marker is on County Highway 2 east of Porter Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32469 Redwood County Highway 2, Morton MN 56270, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert's Trading Post Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Myrick's Trading Post Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Remains of Hon. J.W. Lynde (about 400 feet away); Court Martial Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Repatriation Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); St. Cornelia's Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Redwood Ferry (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mdewakanton Ehdakupi Wanagi Makoce (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morton.
More about this marker. The Minnesota Valley Historical Society was composed of citizens of Renville and Redwood counties, that contracted with the Peterson Granite Company
source: New Ulm Review; January 27, 1897
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.