“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 Martin County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Martin 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> Martin County, MN (6) Blue Earth County, MN (26) Faribault County, MN (5) Jackson County, MN (5) Watonwan County, MN (4) Emmet County, IA (1) Kossuth County, IA (1)  MartinCounty(6) Martin County (6)  BlueEarthCounty(26) Blue Earth County (26)  FaribaultCounty(5) Faribault County (5)  JacksonCounty(5) Jackson County (5)  WatonwanCounty(4) Watonwan County (4)  EmmetCountyIowa(1) Emmet County (1)  KossuthCounty(1) Kossuth County (1)
Fairmont is the county seat for Martin County
Adjacent to Martin County, Minnesota
      Blue Earth County (26)  
      Faribault County (5)  
      Jackson County (5)  
      Watonwan County (4)  
      Emmet County, Iowa (1)  
      Kossuth County, Iowa (1)  
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1 Minnesota, Martin County, Dunnel — De Soto
This town, located one mile northeast of this marker, was platted by the Minneapolis & St. Louis railroad in 1899. It was named for Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto, the discoverer of the Mississippi River, by a St. Paul resident in charge . . . Map (db m203728) HM
2 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Fort Fairmount
This boulder marks the site of Fort Fairmount Built during the Sioux Indian Uprising 1862 By Co. A 25th Wisconsin volunteers under Major Jeremiah M. Rusk and is dedicated to the pioneers who faced the dangers of frontier life . . . Map (db m205059) HM
3 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Fort Fairmount
Known also as Chain of Lakes post, was a substantial log stockade of the present Martin County court house grounds. It was built in September 1862 for defence against the Sioux and was garrisoned by volunteers and troops of the 25th . . . Map (db m205131) HM WM
4 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Pioneer Memorial Drive / Fairmont
Pioneer Memorial Drive This bridge and road marks the original route into Fairmont in the 1800's. The numerous lakes and streams made the entry difficult for travelers on horseback and on foot. In 1869 a wooden bridge was built in this location . . . Map (db m205132) HM
5 Minnesota, Martin County, Sherburn — Lone Cedar
Lone Cedar Post Office was established June 4. 1867 in the home of Kilburn Archer. its first postmaster. It was named after the large cedar tree growing in Section 18. Manyaska Twp. It was an important post office because it was a transfer . . . Map (db m202929) HM
6 Minnesota, Martin County, Trimont — Trimont, Minnesota Veterans Memorial
All Gave Some Some Gave All Louis T. Aldrich (KIA) PFC Army 1943-1945 WW II Daniel R. Bernhardt (KIA) PFC Army 1942-1943 WW II Bernard D. Ott (KIA) SGT Army 1944 WW II Rollie Peiper (KIA) PVT Marine Corps . . . Map (db m140964) WM
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May. 28, 2023