Near Spicer in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Little Crow's 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 through the Minnesota Historical Society and the Kandiyohi County
Location. 45° 15.6′ N, 94° 56.973′ W. Marker is near Spicer, Minnesota, in Kandiyohi County. Marker is on 140th Avenue Northeast half a mile west of State Highway 23, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is near the east side of Nest Lake at Camp Sanderson. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7066 140th Avenue NE, Spicer MN 56288, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spicer (approx. 1.7 miles away); This Historical Inclosure (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lundborg-Broberg State Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); The West Lake Massacre (approx. 2.6 miles away); Victory Dance (approx. 2.7 miles away); Origin Of Crow River Dam and Mills (approx. 2.8 miles away); Early History of New London (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spicer.
More about this marker. 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. The marker has the Historic Site seal of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society · 1895.
Also see . . . Dakota Indian Fact Sheet (Submitted on October 30, 2014.)
Additional keywords. U.S.–Dakota War of 1862
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 30, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.