“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Kandiyohi, Minnesota Historical Markers

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By K. Linzmeier, August 27, 2014
Capitol Hill Marker
Minnesota (Kandiyohi County), Kandiyohi — Capitol Hill
Kandiyohi Town Site Corporation was organized in 1856, with John Swainson as president. By October of that year, the town site had been surveyed. David Charlton's plat indicates a large central area reserved for the State Capitol with a much smaller . . . — Map (db m78239) HM
Minnesota (Kandiyohi County), Kandiyohi — Carrie Johnson
Mrs. Carrie (Pehrson) Johnson, the first white person buried in what is now Kandiyohi County, came here with her husband, John, and six month old son in the fall of 1857, from Sweden. She died in April 1858, and was buried near her new house. After . . . — Map (db m78311) HM
Minnesota (Kandiyohi County), Kandiyohi — John Other Day Camp
John Other Day, a Dakota who disagreed with the decision to go to war with the Whites, led a party of sixty-two white men, women and children out of danger when the Dakota attacked the Upper Sioux Agency near Granite Falls. The party left the Agency . . . — Map (db m76656) HM

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