“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wright County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Wright County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Wright County, MN (12) Carver County, MN (24) Hennepin County, MN (245) McLeod County, MN (10) Meeker County, MN (21) Sherburne County, MN (7) Stearns County, MN (30)  WrightCounty(12) Wright County (12)  CarverCounty(24) Carver County (24)  HennepinCounty(245) Hennepin County (245)  McLeodCounty(10) McLeod County (10)  MeekerCounty(21) Meeker County (21)  SherburneCounty(7) Sherburne County (7)  StearnsCounty(30) Stearns County (30)
Buffalo is the county seat for Wright County
Adjacent to Wright County, Minnesota
      Carver County (24)  
      Hennepin County (245)  
      McLeod County (10)  
      Meeker County (21)  
      Sherburne County (7)  
      Stearns County (30)  
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1 Minnesota, Wright County, Annandale — Annandale World War I Memorial1914-1918
Dedicated to those of Annandale and vicinity who offered their lives in humanity’s defense in the War of the Nations and in memory of those of the Nation who gave their last full measure of devotionMap (db m213599) WM
2 Minnesota, Wright County, Annandale — SchoolhouseBuilt: Pre-1900s
This building is rich in stories and is an important part of Annandale's history. Before the turn of the century it stood as a schoolhouse in Southside Township. During the winter of 1911, it was dragged across the ice on Pleasant Lake to its . . . Map (db m213598) HM
3 Minnesota, Wright County, Annandale — State FarmBuilt: 1960's
As one of the newer buildings on main street, this building's history is still being crafted. However, it has proudly served tenants with a long tenure. Until the 1960s, this lot was vacant and grass could be found growing in this location. . . . Map (db m213597) HM
4 Minnesota, Wright County, Hanover — Historic 1885 Hanover Bridge
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m74670) HM
5 Minnesota, Wright County, Howard Lake — Howard Lake City Hall1904
. . . Map (db m213600) HM
6 Minnesota, Wright County, Howard Lake — The Dustin Massacre
A state of terror prevailed on the Minnesota western frontier for many months after the Sioux Uprising of 1862. Roving bands of Sioux continued to elude pursuers and attack settlers. The Dustin massacre occurred on June 29, 1863, one third mile . . . Map (db m69855) HM
7 Minnesota, Wright County, Howard Lake — Wright County Centennial Elm Tree
. . . Map (db m213558) HM
8 Minnesota, Wright County, Monticello — Minnesota's Highways
Minnesota's system of highways evolved gradually. The earliest routes were Native American trails linking major waterways -- trails later used by fur traders. Next came military and stage roads, the main routes of overland travel until railroads . . . Map (db m156989) HM
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9 Minnesota, Wright County, South Haven — The Fair Haven Fort
During the Dakota Incident in 1862 danger threatened the Forest City area. Twelve men from the Fair Haven area, comprised of settlers, scouts and men from Company I, 8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry under Captain Adkins, marched away to give aid. . . . Map (db m209086) HM
10 Minnesota, Wright County, Waverly — Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial
Hubert H. Humphrey 1911 - 1978   Senator Hubert H. Humphrey gave his last Memorial Day Address in this park on May 30, 1977. He died at his Waverly home on January 13, 1978.         "It's just a small town near a lake in Minnesota, . . . Map (db m78365) HM
11 Minnesota, Wright County, Waverly — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Armed Forces Who Served Their Country in Times of Peace and War American Legion Charles Claessens Post 305 and Auxiliary Unit Waverly MN This Memorial is Donated in Memory of . . . Map (db m78753) WM
12 Minnesota, Wright County, Waverly — Waverly Village Hall
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m213529) HM
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Sep. 30, 2023