“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 Swift County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Swift 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> Swift County, MN (3) Big Stone County, MN (8) Chippewa County, MN (12) Kandiyohi County, MN (76) Lac qui Parle County, MN (7) Pope County, MN (2) Stevens County, MN (1)  SwiftCounty(3) Swift County (3)  BigStoneCounty(8) Big Stone County (8)  ChippewaCounty(12) Chippewa County (12)  KandiyohiCounty(76) Kandiyohi County (76)  LacquiParleCounty(7) Lac qui Parle County (7)  PopeCounty(2) Pope County (2)  StevensCounty(1) Stevens County (1)
Benson is the county seat for Swift County
Adjacent to Swift County, Minnesota
      Big Stone County (8)  
      Chippewa County (12)  
      Kandiyohi County (76)  
      Lac qui Parle County (7)  
      Pope County (2)  
      Stevens County (1)  
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1 Minnesota, Swift County, Appleton — Flour Mill
The Pomme de Terre river which flows through the city of Appleton provided valuable water power to the early settlers. At this point on the river, a dam was built to improve the water power for a flour mill which stood on the north end of main . . . Map (db m101289) HM
2 Minnesota, Swift County, Sunburg — Broberg Cabin Massacre Site
This marks the spot where the first Indian massacre took place in this immediate locality August 20th 1862. For further information see Kandiyohi County history. This immemorial erected by P. Broberg being one of the remnants of the massacre.Map (db m199592) HM
3 Minnesota, Swift County, Sunburg — Monson Lake Memorial
Near this spot in Monson Lake Memorial Park thirteen settlers -- members of the Anders P. and Daniel P. Broberg and Andreas L. Lundborg families -- were killed during the Sioux Uprising on August 20, 1862.Map (db m207744) HM
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Sep. 24, 2023