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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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Wright County, MN (5) Carver County, MN (16) Hennepin County, MN (181) McLeod County, MN (10) Meeker County, MN (21) Sherburne County, MN (3) Stearns County, MN (27)  WrightCounty(5) Wright County (5)  CarverCounty(16) Carver County (16)  HennepinCounty(181) Hennepin County (181)  McLeodCounty(10) McLeod County (10)  MeekerCounty(21) Meeker County (21)  SherburneCounty(3) Sherburne County (3)  StearnsCounty(27) Stearns County (27)
Buffalo is the county seat for Wright County
Adjacent to Wright County, Minnesota
      Carver County (16)  
      Hennepin County (181)  
      McLeod County (10)  
      Meeker County (21)  
      Sherburne County (3)  
      Stearns County (27)  
 
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1Minnesota (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
2Minnesota (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
3Minnesota (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
4Minnesota (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
5Minnesota (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
 
 
 
 
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Aug. 9, 2022