White Family Massacre

White Family Massacre (HM1BRS)

Location: Brownton, MN 55312 McLeod County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 43.774', W 94° 22.178'

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???? About 1200 feet north-east of this point stood the pioneer log cabin of Samuel White.

???? There on September 22, 1862, Samuel and his wife Laura, and two children, Susan and Otis were brutally murdered by a small party of Sioux Indians during the outbreak.

???? The bodies were subsequently interred at Glencoe.

Dedicated to the Brownton Area Pioneers - July 1982

In Appreciation
Brownton Snomobile Club
Rickert Excavating
Kloempken Construction, Inc.
Year Placed1982
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 391545 N 4953821
Decimal Degrees44.72956667, -94.36963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 43.774', W 94° 22.178'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 43' 46.44" N, 94° 22' 10.68" W
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Area Code(s)320
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 412-630 Division St W, Brownton MN 55312, US
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