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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wilkin County, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Wilkin County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Wilkin County, MN (3) Clay County, MN (9) Grant County, MN (2) Otter Tail County, MN (9) Traverse County, MN (6) Richland County, ND (18)  WilkinCounty(3) Wilkin County (3)  ClayCounty(9) Clay County (9)  GrantCounty(2) Grant County (2)  OtterTailCounty(9) Otter Tail County (9)  TraverseCounty(6) Traverse County (6)  RichlandCountyNorth Dakota(18) Richland County (18)
Breckenridge is the county seat for Wilkin County
Adjacent to Wilkin County, Minnesota
      Clay County (9)  
      Grant County (2)  
      Otter Tail County (9)  
      Traverse County (6)  
      Richland County, North Dakota (18)  
 
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1 Minnesota, Wilkin County, Breckenridge — AH-1 Cobra attack Helicopter
AH-1 Cobra helicopter serial number 67-1565 saw action in the Vietnam War with D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Air Calvary. This aircraft was damaged on three different occasions while flying combat missions from 1968 to 1970. Two former crew members . . . Map (db m103089) HM WM
2 Minnesota, Wilkin County, Breckenridge — Breckenridge
Named for John C. Breckenridge, vice-president of the United States from 1857 to 1861, the town was laid out in 1857. On August 23, 1862, its citizens were warned that the Sioux Indians were planning a raid on the town, and most of them fled to . . . Map (db m101275) HM
3 Minnesota, Wilkin County, Rothsay — Booming Prairie Chicken
Rothsay is the Prairie Chicken capital of the world and that's only thanks to the concerted efforts to ensure that prairie and grassland have been preserved. These birds don't migrate and are quite territorial. I'll admit that I've never heard of . . . Map (db m236430) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Feb. 29, 2024