Warroad (HM5AQ)

Location: Warroad, MN 56763 Roseau County
Country: United States of America

N 48° 54.302', W 95° 18.595'

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The name Warroad bespeaks the Indian heritage of this town, once one of the largest Chippewa villages on Lake of the Woods. The Chippewa fought a long and fierce war against the Sioux for the lake's rice fields. Occupying the prairies of the Red River Valley, the Sioux would frequently invade the territory by way of the Red and Roseau rivers — a route which ended at the mouth of the Warroad River. This was the old "war road" from which the river and village derive their name.
HM NumberHM5AQ
Year Placed1968
Placed ByMinnesota Historical Society & the Warroad Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15U E 330732 N 5419470
Decimal Degrees48.90503333, -95.30991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 54.302', W 95° 18.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 54' 18.12" N, 95° 18' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)218
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 748-798 Co Rd 74, Warroad MN 56763, US
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