Mendota / Sibley House

Mendota / Sibley House (HMP3Q)

Location: Mendota Heights, MN 55120 Dakota County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 53.003', W 93° 9.998'

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[symbol of the Daughters of the American Revolution]

Mendota
In the language of the Sioux means the mouth of a river. Was the earliestpermanent white settlement in southern Minnesota. A pioneer center of the fur trade. Nearhere were signed treaties with the Indians in 1805 · 1837 · 1851, ceding to the whites mostof the land in Minnesota. Fort Snelling was established on this side of the river in 1819.This region was long known as Saint Peters.

Sibley House
Three blocks northeast from here stands the oldest house in Minnesota builtin 1835 by General Henry Hastings Sibley, first governor of the state · 1858 · 1859. Restoredby the Minnesota Daughters of the American Revolution. Maintained by them as a museum.

This tablet erected by the Minnesota Society Daughters of the American Revolution September24, 1928.
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HM NumberHMP3Q
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1928
Placed ByThe Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:56pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 486840 N 4970009
Decimal Degrees44.88338333, -93.16663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 53.003', W 93° 9.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 53' 0.18" N, 93° 9' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)651, 612, 952
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota Heights MN 55120, US
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