Old Military Road

Old Military Road (HM1B87)

Location: Redwood Falls, MN 56283 Redwood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 32.453', W 95° 7.419'

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??First wagon trail in Redwood County, crossed the Redwood River at this fording site. Not yet dammed, the river was a small stream in pioneer years.

??Built in 1853, the road connected Fort Ridgely with the Lower and Upper Sioux Agencies and consisted, in time, of two ruts worn deep in the prairie sod. Some are visible to this day.

??From the Upper Agency near Granite Falls the road continued to army posts along the Missouri River in South Dakota.

Erected by Redwood Falls Jaycees · 1976
Our Nations Bicentennial Year
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HM NumberHM1B87
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Redwood Falls Jaycees
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 331291 N 4934143
Decimal Degrees44.54088333, -95.12365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 32.453', W 95° 7.419'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 32' 27.18" N, 95° 7' 25.14" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1850 W Bridge St, Redwood Falls MN 56283, US
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