Brighton

Brighton (HM1E8X)

Location: New Ulm, MN 56073 Nicollet County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 20.974', W 94° 18.402'

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On the Red River Oxcart Trail to Traverse des Sioux
1854-First white man to claim land-Bruce Pierce.
1855-56-Then; Christian, John & Andrew Anderson; Christian & Torger Peterson & the Jensens.
1862-The Applebaum home was the refuge for victims of the Sioux Uprising-5 died.
4 churches; Catholic, 1859, Norwegian Methodist 1860, Norwegian Lutheran 1868, & Zion Lutheran. 3 blacksmith Shops-Creamery 1905-1919.
1877-First township officers-J.H. Dorn, Andrew Jensen, Leonard Boor, Adam Epper & C. Peterson.
1879-Post office in store of Peterson & Jensen.

Nicollet County Bicentennial Commission
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HM NumberHM1E8X
Series This marker is part of the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration series
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByNicollet County Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 395853 N 4911529
Decimal Degrees44.34956667, -94.30670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 20.974', W 94° 18.402'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 20' 58.44" N, 94° 18' 24.12" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 51500-52072 Fort Rd, New Ulm MN 56073, US
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