Henry Hill 1829-1879

Henry Hill 1829-1879 (HM1B26)

Location: Granite Falls, MN 56241 Yellow Medicine County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 48.229', W 95° 32.752'

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1871 - Built dam for water power
1872 - Founded Granite Falls
photo of dam
Erected flour, grist, lumber mills in 1872. Gave free lots to secure settlers. Established first mail route and post office. Helped organize the first church. Donated land and promoted building of first school. Worked to obtain county seat for Granite Falls. During grasshopper plaque, fed the needy.

Erected by City of Granite Falls during the 1976 Bicentennial for the Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
HM NumberHM1B26
Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe City of Granite Falls
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 298662 N 4964310
Decimal Degrees44.80381667, -95.54586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 48.229', W 95° 32.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 48' 13.74" N, 95° 32' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)320, 507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 14th Ave, Granite Falls MN 56241, US
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