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Near Hutchinson in Meeker County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chief Little Crow

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
1. Chief Little Crow Marker
Inscription.
Chief Little Crow
leader of the Sioux Indian
Outbreak in 1862, was shot
and killed about 330
feet south of this point by
Nathan Lamson and his
son Chauncey, July 3, 1863
Erected 1929

 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 44° 59.155′ N, 94° 22.805′ W. Marker is near Hutchinson, Minnesota, in Meeker County. Marker is on County Highway 18 0.6 miles west of State Highway 15, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hutchinson MN 55350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel A. Cross (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Chief Little Crow (approx. 6.2 miles away); Cupola Restoration Project (approx. 6.3 miles away); McLeod County Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hutchinson Stockade (approx. 6½ miles away); American Legion Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.3 miles away); West End Elevator (approx. 7.3 miles away); Dassel Area Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hutchinson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Little Crow. Wikipedia entry.
Chief Little Crow Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
2. Chief Little Crow Marker
"On the evening of July 3, 1863, while he and his son Wowinapa were foraging for berries in a clearing in the Big Woods, they were spotted by Nathan Lamson and his son Chauncey. The four engaged in a brief firefight..." (Submitted on November 14, 2013.) 

2. A man lost in history. Star Tribune. Reluctantly leading the Dakota into battle was Little Crow. On Monday, Aug. 18, 1862, his fighters had swept down on the settlers with speed and surprise, killing nearly everyone in their path..." (Submitted on November 14, 2013.) 

3. Little Crow. (Submitted on November 14, 2013.)
4. Little Crow. The Minnesota Historical Society returned the body to his family in 1971 for a proper burial. (Submitted on November 14, 2013.) 

5. Chief Little Crow. Find A Grave. (Submitted on November 14, 2013.) 

6. The Shooting of Little Crow. (Submitted on November 14, 2013.)
 
Additional keywords. Thaóyate Dúta; Taoyateduta
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Chief Little Crow Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
3. Chief Little Crow Marker
Chief Little Crow Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
4. Chief Little Crow Marker
Chief Little Crow Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 13, 2014
5. Chief Little Crow Marker
Chief Little Crow Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
6. Chief Little Crow Marker
looking south near sundown
 
 
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