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Watonwan County Minnesota Historical Markers

 
Site of Capture of the Younger Brothers Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 28, 2016
Site of Capture of the Younger Brothers Marker
Minnesota (Watonwan County), La Salle — Site of Capture of the Younger Brothers
On the morning of September 21, 1876, sixteen days after the Northfield bank robbery, the Younger brothers and Charley Pitts stopped at the Sorbel farm home on the north shore of Linden Lake in Brown County. They asked for food and received it, but . . . — Map (db m101362) HM
Minnesota (Watonwan County), Madelia — Truss Bridge #6527
This span bridge has been preserved because it is one of only a few span bridges still standing in Minnesota in 2000. Before the days of bridges, Madelia boasted three fords across the Watonwan River. The first road through the county (the . . . — Map (db m100968) HM

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