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Browns Valley in Traverse County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Samuel Jerome Brown

 
 
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By McGhiever, September 21, 2013
1. Samuel Jerome Brown Marker
Inscription. Born March 7, 1845 Long Hollow, Roberts Co., South Dakota.

Died August 29, 1925 Browns Valley, Minnesota.

The "Paul Revere" of the northwestern frontier, because of his intrepid exploit of April 19, 1866. He was known as a scholar and admired for his noble, kindhearted character. His pluck in the face of adversity upheld the renown of an illustrious ancestry.

"Love for country and fellow men burns just as brightly now, as then."
 
Location. 45° 35.744′ N, 96° 50.444′ W. Marker is in Browns Valley, Minnesota, in Traverse County. Marker can be reached from W. Broadway Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Sam Brown Memorial State Wayside. Marker is at or near this postal address: 796 W. Broadway Avenue, Browns Valley MN 56219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam Brown Log House (a few steps from this marker); Browns Valley Man (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Continental Divide (approx. 5.9 miles away in South Dakota); Scandia (approx. 12.4 miles away in South Dakota); Whetstone Valley Rest Area (approx. 15.8 miles away in South Dakota).
 
Also see . . .  Sanuel Jerome Brown - Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on April 19, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2016, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 17, 2016, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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