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By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
Boiling Spring Marker
Minnesota (Redwood County), Belview — Boiling Spring
Historic Boiling Spring, 250 yards northwest, was long an Indian camping place and later a watering spot on the Fort Snelling–Dakota Road built in the 1850's. The road turned here to pass the spring, then called Big Spring. Settlers renamed it . . . — Map (db m69605) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morgan — Veterans Memorial
To Honor and Remember All Veterans who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America Army • Navy Air Force • Marines Coast Guard Erected and Presented to the Morgan Community by the Members of . . . — Map (db m70642) WM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Court Martial Site
175 feet north stood the building in which upwards of 100 Sioux Indians were tried by Court Martial convicted and sentenced to death Nov. 1862. — Map (db m67772) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Forbes' Trading Post Site
400 feet north stood Forbe's trading-post, Aug. 18, 1862. — Map (db m67880) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Lower Sioux Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to All Lower Sioux Veterans Raymond Coursolle Norman Dow Louis Hemminger George Wabasha — Map (db m70124) WM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Mdewakanton Ehdakupi Wanagi MakoceMdewakanton Repatriation Burial Site
  De oyanke ed Mdwakanton Dakota wicantancan ehdakupi kin hena wicaliapi.   Hena 1862 U.S. - Dakota okicize iyohakab tamakoce etan wicakaliapi.   Dena oyate wicatancan ehdakupi he, he Dakota tona waniyetu ota, Minisota Makobaspe . . . — Map (db m70158) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Myrick's Trading Post Site
40 feet north stood Myrick's trading-post, Aug. 18, 1862. — Map (db m67834) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Repatriation Monument
Ta ku wicuonyanpi kin hena, ca hota tawapi kin hena wakan qa tukted wicahapi kin hed maka kin hena nakin wakan. Tona okioize ed opapi kin hena wicunkisuyapi. Oa maknce unkitawapi kin akand cante wasteya qa wookiye yuha untipi kte. Unkan . . . — Map (db m71025) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — Robert's Trading Post Site
188 feet north stood Robert's trading-post, Aug. 18, 1862. — Map (db m67845) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — St. Cornelia's Church
  A center of Mdewakanton Dakota community life for several generations, St. Cornelia's Episcopal Church is a symbol of Dakota continuity in the homeland from which they once were exiles. In 1987 the remains of 31 Dakota who died in an Iowa . . . — Map (db m70182) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Morton — The Remains of Hon. J.W. Lynde
Here lie the remains of Hon. J.W. Lynde Killed by Sioux Indians Aug. 18, 1862. — Map (db m67769) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), North Redwood Falls — Richard Sears Memorial Park
Richard Warren Sears a 22-year-old Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway agent, first sold a shipment of watches from North Redwood in 1886. His mail-order enterprises eventually grew into Sears, Roebuck and Co., the nation's largest retailer and now a . . . — Map (db m70526) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Civil War Monument
The Grand Army of the Republic Badge Erected 1913 by W. R. C. Sacred to the Memory of our Civil War Veterans 1861 - 1865 Gideon Richardson · Co. D. 195 Ohio Inf. • A.L. Gale · Co. H. 14 N.H. Inf. • Andrew G. . . . — Map (db m71094) WM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Clayton H. Pickett / The General Sherman
Clayton H. Pickett In memory of our comrade Clayton H. Pickett Corporal NG27342169 who was killed in action November 5, 1951 while serving in Korea with the 89th Tank Bn. Former members, Tank Company, 135 Infantry Redwood . . . — Map (db m69429) WM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Geology of the Redwood Falls Region
Exposed in the rocky hillocks of the Minnesota River valley between Montevideo and Morton are some of the oldest rocks on earth. The pink-and-black banded rock used for the pedestal of this tablet is a metamorphic rock called gneiss (pronounced . . . — Map (db m69216) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Old Military Road
  First wagon trail in Redwood County, crossed the Redwood River at this fording site. Not yet dammed, the river was a small stream in pioneer years.   Built in 1853, the road connected Fort Ridgely with the Lower and Upper Sioux Agencies . . . — Map (db m69241) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Wowinape or Thomas Wakeman(1846 – 1886)
Near this spot lie the remains of Wowinape (Place of Refuge), a survivor of the Dakota War of 1862. Wowinape was the son of Taoyateduta (His Red Nation), known to whites as Little Crow, spokesman and leader of the Dakota in that tragic war. In July, . . . — Map (db m69792) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Walnut Grove — Laura's Dugout Home on the Banks of Plum Creek
The Charles Ingalls Family's dugout home was located here in the 1870's. This depression is all that remains since the roof caved in years ago. The prairie grasses and flowers here grow much as they did in Laura's time, and the spring still flows . . . — Map (db m7049) HM

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