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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Currie, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Murray 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 Murray County, MN (11) Cottonwood County, MN (9) Lyon County, MN (4) Nobles County, MN (8) Pipestone County, MN (12) Redwood County, MN (20) Rock County, MN (1)  MurrayCounty(11) Murray County (11)  CottonwoodCounty(9) Cottonwood County (9)  LyonCounty(4) Lyon County (4)  NoblesCounty(8) Nobles County (8)  PipestoneCounty(12) Pipestone County (12)  RedwoodCounty(20) Redwood County (20)  RockCounty(1) Rock County (1)
Slayton is the county seat for Murray County
Currie is in Murray County
      Murray County (11)  
ADJACENT TO MURRAY COUNTY
      Cottonwood County (9)  
      Lyon County (4)  
      Nobles County (8)  
      Pipestone County (12)  
      Redwood County (20)  
      Rock County (1)  
 
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1 Minnesota, Murray County, Currie — Currie Veterans Memorial
Lest We Forget, Some Gave All, All Gave Some. In Honor of All Men and Women Who Served Our Country. This Veterans Memorial is Dedicated to Them. Paver names (by column): PVT Lionel Boudreau, USA, WWI LT Katherine R . . . Map (db m229816) WM
2 Minnesota, Murray County, Currie — Reconciliation TrailStory of the Stones
The monument rests on three large stones representing and honoring the Dakota, the Settlers and the Lakota. It is approximately 1,750 feet down a mown grass trail, behind you and to the right (west). The Slaughter Slough monument was dedicated . . . Map (db m164722) HM
3 Minnesota, Murray County, Currie — Slaughter Slough Waterfowl Production Area
This site is the approximate location of a battle which occurred on August 20, 1862, between Dakota (Sioux) Indians and settlers fleeing to New Ulm from their cabins along Lake Shetek. This tragic encounter claimed the lives of at least two . . . Map (db m164718) HM
4 Minnesota, Murray County, Currie, Murray Township — Shetek Monument
A military and civilian burial detail interred the remains of settlers killed at the slough. All remains were placed in seven wooden coffins in family groups and then buried side by side. At this site lie the bodies of 14 people buried . . . Map (db m228258) HM
5 Minnesota, Murray County, Currie, Murray Township — Tragedy Surrounds Smith Lake on August 20, 1862
Henry and Sophia Smith flee to the Wright cabin Shouts of terror and the crack of gun fire broke the early morning calm of August 20, 1862. Running in fear for their lives the Lake Shetek settlers passed this way, heading for shelter in . . . Map (db m228263) HM
 
 
 
 
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Feb. 23, 2024