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Browns Valley Man marker image, Touch for more information
By McGhiever, September 21, 2013
Browns Valley Man marker
Minnesota (Traverse County), Brown Valley — Browns Valley Man
On October 9, 1933, William H. Jensen, an amateur archaeologist, uncovered the badly broken skeleton of a man in a gravel pit on the plateau visible about ½ mile south of this marker. The plateau was formed as an island in the ancient River . . . — Map (db m93964) HM
Minnesota (Traverse County), Browns Valley — Sam Brown Log House A Quiet Witness to Military and Prairie Life Sam Brown - Remembered for his Epic Ride
A Quiet Witness to Military and Prairie Life This log structure was first used as a meeting place and general headquarters for scouts employed by the U.S. Army at Fort Wadsworth, Dakota Territory, following the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862. During . . . — Map (db m93967) HM
Minnesota (Traverse County), Browns Valley — Samuel Jerome Brown
Born March 7, 1845 Long Hollow, Roberts Co., South Dakota.

Died August 29, 1925 Browns Valley, Minnesota.

The "Paul Revere" of the northwestern frontier, because of his intrepid exploit of April 19, 1866. He was known as a scholar . . . — Map (db m93965) HM

Minnesota (Traverse County), Tintah — District No. 44 School
Built in 1891, District No. 44 School is the quintessential one-room prairie schoolhouse. For over two centuries country schools were the foundation of the American education system, but school consolidation finally forced most rural . . . — Map (db m101272) HM

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