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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Delhi, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Renville 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 Renville County, MN (44) Brown County, MN (87) Chippewa County, MN (12) Kandiyohi County, MN (50) McLeod County, MN (10) Meeker County, MN (21) Nicollet County, MN (73) Redwood County, MN (19) Sibley County, MN (13) Yellow Medicine County, MN (20)  RenvilleCounty(44) Renville County (44)  BrownCounty(87) Brown County (87)  ChippewaCounty(12) Chippewa County (12)  KandiyohiCounty(50) Kandiyohi County (50)  McLeodCounty(10) McLeod County (10)  MeekerCounty(21) Meeker County (21)  NicolletCounty(73) Nicollet County (73)  RedwoodCounty(19) Redwood County (19)  SibleyCounty(13) Sibley County (13)  YellowMedicineCounty(20) Yellow Medicine County (20)
Olivia is the county seat for Renville County
Delhi is in Renville County
      Renville County (44)  
ADJACENT TO RENVILLE COUNTY
      Brown County (87)  
      Chippewa County (12)  
      Kandiyohi County (50)  
      McLeod County (10)  
      Meeker County (21)  
      Nicollet County (73)  
      Redwood County (19)  
      Sibley County (13)  
      Yellow Medicine County (20)  
 
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1Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — Only Two Survived
Mary Schwandt and her brother August were the only two of their extended family of nine who survived the terrible six week long war now usually named the United States - Dakota Conflict of 1862. During Mary's captivity with the Dakota . . . Map (db m71301) HM
2Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — 18 — Schwandt State Monument
Erected by State of Minnesota 1915 In Memory of Martyrs for Civilization Johann Schwandt Christina Schwandt & Their Children Fredrik & Christian John Walz Karolina Schwandt Walz & John Frass Murdered by Sioux Indians . . . Map (db m69572) HM WM
3Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — Taoyateduta Leads His People in War
On August 17, 1862, Dakota leaders held a series of councils to discuss going to war. Earlier that day an incident in Acton Township had brought conditions to a crisis when young Dakota hunters killed five immigrants. The council began at the Rice . . . Map (db m170343) HM WM
4Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — The U.S.–Dakota War of 1862
The Minnesota River Valley was ripe for conflict in 1862. Tensions between the Dakota people and the U.S. government had long been brewing over broken treaty promises and dramatic changes to Dakota traditional lifestyles. Focused on the Civil War, . . . Map (db m170344) HM
5Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — Vicksburg CemeteryThe Historic Village of Vicksburg
* Vicksburg was approximately in existence from 1869 until 1878. The small village was located close to the Minnesota River (10 miles south of Renville in Flora Township or a half mile south of this sign). Within the town was a a general store, . . . Map (db m68969) HM
6Minnesota (Renville County), Delhi — Vicksburg Village
Long before Vicksburg was established a French man, Charles Patterson, set a trading post along the Minnesota River to the east of this location. Known for his bearskin hat, and bear considered sacred by the natives, Mr. Patterson became known as . . . Map (db m170342) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022