“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 Jackson County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Jackson 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> Jackson County, MN (6) Cottonwood County, MN (9) Martin County, MN (18) Nobles County, MN (8) Watonwan County, MN (8) Dickinson County, IA (20) Emmet County, IA (7) Osceola County, IA (6)  JacksonCounty(6) Jackson County (6)  CottonwoodCounty(9) Cottonwood County (9)  MartinCounty(18) Martin County (18)  NoblesCounty(8) Nobles County (8)  WatonwanCounty(8) Watonwan County (8)  DickinsonCountyIowa(20) Dickinson County (20)  EmmetCounty(7) Emmet County (7)  OsceolaCounty(6) Osceola County (6)
Jackson is the county seat for Jackson County
Adjacent to Jackson County, Minnesota
      Cottonwood County (9)  
      Martin County (18)  
      Nobles County (8)  
      Watonwan County (8)  
      Dickinson County, Iowa (20)  
      Emmet County, Iowa (7)  
      Osceola County, Iowa (6)  
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1 Minnesota, Jackson County, Jackson — Government DitchesThe Draining of Minnesota
Drainage of surface water is vital to all aspects of development, from town sites to agricultural crop land. Its importance, impact, and consequences cannot be over stated. With the western expansion of the United States, swamp lands. as they . . . Map (db m166441) HM
2 Minnesota, Jackson County, Jackson — History in the Soil
Nothing But Prairie Look across the landscape. Imagine standing here in 1850. There were no farms, no roads – only tallgrass prairie, shimmering in the wind as far as the eye could see. The lifecycle of these southern Minnesota . . . Map (db m161865) HM
3 Minnesota, Jackson County, Jackson — Jackson County Massacre Monument
Erected by the State of Minnesota in the year 1909, to the memory of the pioneer setters of Jackson County, whose names are inscribed below, massacred by the Sioux Indians on March 26th, 1857, and August 24th, 1862. 1857 Massacre William . . . Map (db m205190) HM
4 Minnesota, Jackson County, Jackson — Olson Slaabakken Cabin / The Jackson County Massacre Monument
Olson Slaabakken Cabin Emmet Olson donated this cabin to the city of Jackson in 1926. The cabin is said to have been the first cabin occupied by the family of Engebret Olson when they arrived in Jackson County in 1860. He said that he traded a . . . Map (db m205193) HM
5 Minnesota, Jackson County, Jackson — Olson-Slaabakken CabinJackson County's Oldest Structure
This cabin was donated by Emmet Olson in 1927 to this park. Built prior to 1860, the cabin was the home of these Norwegian settlers who underwent the Indian massacre of Aug. 24, 1862, in Belmont Twp. north of Jackson. Sioux raiders . . . Map (db m205191) HM
6 Minnesota, Jackson County, Wilder — Breck Mission and Farm College1885     1909
When the St. Paul, Sioux City & Omaha Railroad came to southwest Minnesota in the early1870s, it established stations along the way. A siding was established at a place called Timber Lake (Sec. 7-Delafield Township) which eventually became known as . . . Map (db m233117) HM
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May. 19, 2024