“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 Wadena County, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Wadena 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> Wadena County, MN (4) Becker County, MN (9) Cass County, MN (6) Hubbard County, MN (1) Otter Tail County, MN (5) Todd County, MN (3)  WadenaCounty(4) Wadena County (4)  BeckerCounty(9) Becker County (9)  CassCounty(6) Cass County (6)  HubbardCounty(1) Hubbard County (1)  OtterTailCounty(5) Otter Tail County (5)  ToddCounty(3) Todd County (3)
Wadena is the county seat for Wadena County
Adjacent to Wadena County, Minnesota
      Becker County (9)  
      Cass County (6)  
      Hubbard County (1)  
      Otter Tail County (5)  
      Todd County (3)  
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1 Minnesota, Wadena County, Menahga — The Legend of St. Urho
One of the lesser known, but extraordinary legends of ages past is the legend of St. Urho – Patron Saint of the Finnish vineyard workers. Before the last glacial period wild grapes grew with abundance in the area now known as Finland. . . . Map (db m209090) HM
2 Minnesota, Wadena County, Staples — "A Cloud of Barbed Arrows"
Near this spot, in 1783, a young Ojibwe boy named Esh-ke-bug-e-coshe (Flatmouth) crouched behind a trading post's log barricade on this wah de nah (sloping or little round hill) while Dakota arrows fell "as thick as snowflakes" around him. A . . . Map (db m93189) HM
3 Minnesota, Wadena County, Staples — Here you stand at 4th & Main
In the winter of 1857, Gus Aspinwall snowshoed here from St. Paul to try to make his fortune. Having abandoned a site (later called Grand Rapids) he thought too far ahead of the frontier. Gus had big plans for the ground where you stand - a bustling . . . Map (db m93144) HM
4 Minnesota, Wadena County, Wadena — The Red River Trail
The establishment of trade between the Red River settlements in Canada and the emerging City of Saint Paul led to the development of three Red River Trails on the 1840's. The "woods" trail passed over this point enroute from Crow Wing on the . . . Map (db m51295) HM
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May. 31, 2023