Near Kandiyohi in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
John Other Day Camp
the State of Minnesota through the Minnesota Historical Society from the Arts and
Cultural Heritage Fund and the Kandiyohi County Historical Society.
Erected by the State of Minnesota and the Kandiyohi County Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Minnesota Historical Society marker series.
Location. 45° 3.961′ N, 94° Touch for map. Marker is 4.5 miles south of Kandiyohi. Marker is in this post office area: Lake Lillian MN 56253, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carrie Johnson (approx. 3.2 miles away); Capitol Hill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Whitefield Town Site (approx. 4.8 miles away); US-Dakota War of 1862 Aftermath (approx. 5.9 miles away); Great Northern Railway Engine No. 2523 (approx. 6.3 miles away); C.C.C. Worker (approx. 6.4 miles away); Veteran's Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Robbins Island (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kandiyohi.
More about this marker. The marker has the Historic Site seal of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society · 1895.
Regarding John Other Day Camp. In August 1862, the Minnesota Dakota, also known by the French term, “Sioux," waged war against the United States following two years of unfulfilled treaty obligations. After attacking the Redwood (Lower Sioux) Agency, a remote government outpost, the Dakota moved with speed and surprise in southwestern Minnesota and what was then eastern
Also see . . .
1. John Other Day. The Sioux Uprising of 1862. (Submitted on August 29, 2014.)
2. John Other Day. Dakota Conflict Trials. (Submitted on August 29, 2014.)
3. Hundreds of settlers killed in attacks. Minnesota Public Radio. "...until the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, it was the highest civilian wartime toll in U.S. history." (Submitted on August 29, 2014.)
4. Stewart B. Garvie. Find A Grave. Oakland Cemetery, Hutchinson, Minnesota. (Submitted on August 29, 2014.)
Additional keywords. Yellow Medicine (Upper Sioux) Agency; U.S.–Dakota War of 1862
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.