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

Clickable Map of Traverse 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> Traverse County, MN (6) Big Stone County, MN (8) Grant County, MN (2) Stevens County, MN (1) Wilkin County, MN (2) Richland County, ND (18) Roberts County, SD (21)  TraverseCounty(6) Traverse County (6)  BigStoneCounty(8) Big Stone County (8)  GrantCounty(2) Grant County (2)  StevensCounty(1) Stevens County (1)  WilkinCounty(2) Wilkin County (2)  RichlandCountyNorth Dakota(18) Richland County (18)  RobertsCountySouth Dakota(21) Roberts County (21)
Wheaton is the county seat for Traverse County
Adjacent to Traverse County, Minnesota
      Big Stone County (8)  
      Grant County (2)  
      Stevens County (1)  
      Wilkin County (2)  
      Richland County, North Dakota (18)  
      Roberts County, South Dakota (21)  
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1Minnesota, Traverse County, Browns Valley — Browns ValleyThe Continental Divide / The Browns Valley Man
On State Highway 28, 0.2 miles west of State Highway 27, on the left when traveling west.
Browns Valley The Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway begins with the birth of the river at the Continental Divide north of here. The river winds through colorful prairie and hardwood forest, skirting by farmsteads as it starts its' journey to . . . Map (db m185217) HM
2Minnesota, Traverse County, Browns Valley — Browns Valley Man
On State Highway 28, 0.8 miles west of 220th Street, on the right when traveling west.
On October 9, 1933, William H. Jensen, an amateur archaeologist, uncovered the badly broken skeleton of a man in a gravel pit on the plateau visible about ˝ mile south of this marker. The plateau was formed as an island in the ancient River Warren, . . . Map (db m185218) HM
3Minnesota, Traverse County, Browns Valley — Sam Brown Log HouseA Quiet Witness to Military and Prairie Life — Sam Brown - Remembered for his Epic Ride —
On W. Broadway Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
A Quiet Witness to Military and Prairie Life This log structure was first used as a meeting place and general headquarters for scouts employed by the U.S. Army at Fort Wadsworth, Dakota Territory, following the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862. During . . . Map (db m93967) HM
4Minnesota, Traverse County, Browns Valley — Samuel Jerome Brown
Near W. Broadway Avenue.
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 . . . Map (db m93965) HM
5Minnesota, Traverse County, Browns Valley — Wadsworth Trail
On State Highway 28, 0.3 miles east of 123rd Street, on the right when traveling east.
This tablet marks the Wadsworth Trail extending from St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Ft. Wadsworth, now Ft. Sisseton, South Dakota, blazed by pioneers in 1864Map (db m185216) HM
6Minnesota, Traverse County, Tintah — District No. 44 School
On U.S. 75, 0.5 miles south of County 20, on the left when traveling south.
Built in 1891, District No. 44 School is the quintessential one-room prairie schoolhouse. For over two centuries country schools were the foundation of the American education system, but school consolidation finally forced most rural . . . Map (db m101272) HM
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Mar. 26, 2023