(1846 - 1886)Near this spot lie the remains of Wowinape (Place of Refuge), a survivor of the Dakota War of 1862. Wowinape was the son of Taoyateduta (His Red Nation), known to whites as Little Crow, spokesman and leader of the Dakota in that tragic war. In July, 1863 Wowinape was with his father when he was killed. He fled to Dakota Territory but was captured, tried and sentenced to hang. Reprieved and in a prison camp, he became literate in the Dakota language, a Christian convert, and took the name Thomas Wakeman.
|Placed By||The Minnesota Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 333283 N 4935198|
|Decimal Degrees||44.55083333, -95.09893333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 44° 33.05', W 95° 5.936'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||44° 33' 3.00" N, 95° 5' 56.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 499 Teakwood Dr, Redwood Falls MN 56283, US|
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