“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fairmont, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Martin 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> Martin County, MN (18) Blue Earth County, MN (31) Faribault County, MN (5) Jackson County, MN (6) Watonwan County, MN (8) Emmet County, IA (5) Kossuth County, IA (1)  MartinCounty(18) Martin County (18)  BlueEarthCounty(31) Blue Earth County (31)  FaribaultCounty(5) Faribault County (5)  JacksonCounty(6) Jackson County (6)  WatonwanCounty(8) Watonwan County (8)  EmmetCountyIowa(5) Emmet County (5)  KossuthCounty(1) Kossuth County (1)
Fairmont is the county seat for Martin County
Fairmont is in Martin County
      Martin County (18)  
      Blue Earth County (31)  
      Faribault County (5)  
      Jackson County (6)  
      Watonwan County (8)  
      Emmet County, Iowa (5)  
      Kossuth County, Iowa (1)  
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1 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Chubb House / Dr. O. P. Chubb
Chubb House Built in 1867 by Dr. Orville P. Chubb, this is the oldest brick house still standing in Fairmont. The bricks were "burnt" of clay from Buffalo Lake in Martin County. It is a tribute to the strength, beauty and vitality of our . . . Map (db m237402) HM
2 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Fort Fairmount
This boulder marks the site of Fort Fairmount Built during the Sioux Indian Uprising 1862 By Co. A 25th Wisconsin volunteers under Major Jeremiah M. Rusk and is dedicated to the pioneers who faced the dangers of frontier life . . . Map (db m205059) HM
3 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Fort Fairmount
Known also as Chain of Lakes post, was a substantial log stockade of the present Martin County court house grounds. It was built in September 1862 for defence against the Sioux and was garrisoned by volunteers and troops of the 25th . . . Map (db m205131) HM WM
4 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Pioneer Memorial Drive / Fairmont
Pioneer Memorial Drive This bridge and road marks the original route into Fairmont in the 1800's. The numerous lakes and streams made the entry difficult for travelers on horseback and on foot. In 1869 a wooden bridge was built in this location . . . Map (db m205132) HM
5 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — Site of the Singing Oak
Site of the Singing Oak which was mysteriously destroyed June 1908Map (db m237411) HM
6 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont — The Legend of the Singing Sisseton Oak
According to tradition, there once lived a famous singer among the Sisseton Sioux, who inhabited this then wilderness area - their chief village being on the east bank of Lake Sisseton. Famous throughout the Sioux nation, he wove into exquisite song . . . Map (db m237410) HM
7 Minnesota, Martin County, Fairmont, Silver Lake Township — Center Chain
Center Chain, once the cultural center of the county, was the first settlement in Martin Co. It was located on the east bank of Iowa Lake. Fairmont residents fled here for safety during the Indian scare of 1857. The post office was in existence from . . . Map (db m230857) HM
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Dec. 10, 2023