Officers' Quarters—A

Officers' Quarters—A (HM1D6J)

Location: Fairfax, MN 55332 Nicollet County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 27.172', W 94° 44.035'

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Officers' Quarters—A

The frame structure that stood here probably housed two officers and their families, much as a duplex would today. A central hall divided the building, and each half contained living, sleeping, and cooking areas.

Minnesota Historical Society
Fort Ridgely
HM NumberHM1D6J
Series This marker is part of the Minnesota Historical Society series, and the Minnesota: Fort Ridgely Interpretive Series series.
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBattlefield, Fort, Military Installation, Monument, Park
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassNeither
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByMinnesota Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:41am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] MARTHA DECKER  [2] MARTHA DECKER  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 362046 N 4923635
Decimal Degrees44.45286667, -94.73391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 27.172', W 94° 44.035'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 27' 10.3200" N, 94° 44' 2.1000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)507
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 518 Co Hwy 30, Fairfax MN 55332, US
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