Maine Prairie Corners

Maine Prairie Corners (HM1CBL)

Location: Kimball, MN 55353 Stearns County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 22.833', W 94° 16.041'

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Here in 1856 settlers from Maine established a community that grew into a vigorous pioneer village including three churches & stores, two lodge halls, blacksmith shop, cheese factory - all built near the site of a 2½-story tamarack fort used during the Sioux outbreak of 1862.

With the coming of the Soo Line in 1886, most buildings were moved to Kimball. The last to remain burned in 1919.

Stearns County Historical Society and
the Kimball Centennial Committee 1949
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HM NumberHM1CBL
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Marker NumberSN-MPR-004
Year Placed1949
Placed ByThe Minnesota Department of Highways, Stearns County Historical Society and the Kimball Centennial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 3:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 400776 N 5026007
Decimal Degrees45.38055000, -94.26735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 22.833', W 94° 16.041'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 22' 49.98" N, 94° 16' 2.46" W
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Area Code(s)320
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200 Co Hwy 8, Kimball MN 55353, US
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