To the Memory of Hazen Mooers

To the Memory of Hazen Mooers (HM1C9B)

Location: Fairfax, MN 55332 Nicollet County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 27.135', W 94° 43.809'

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Arrived in 1816
Becoming the First White Settler of This Community

Donated & Erected by B. J. Krahn 1940

Hazen Mooers one of the pioneers of the fur trade with the Sioux, came to the no. west in 1816 conducted a trading post at Big Stone Lake for 15 yrs. In 1835 established a post at Little Rock, 5 miles below Fort Ridgely. In 1853 secured contract for erecting the first govt. bldgs. at Lower Sioux Agency. This work completed, retired to a small farm home in the valley just below Fort Ridgely. There he died Apr. 3, 1857. Age 68 yrs.
HM NumberHM1C9B
Year Placed1940
Placed ByB. J. Krahn
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 3:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 362344 N 4923560
Decimal Degrees44.45225000, -94.73015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 27.135', W 94° 43.809'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 27' 8.10" N, 94° 43' 48.54" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1759 Co Hwy 30, Fairfax MN 55332, US
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