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Fort Ridgely
Fort Ridgely
Owner description: Built in 1853 as a police station to keep peace as settlers poured into the former Dakota lands, it withstood several attacks in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and became a training... more Owner description: Built in 1853 as a police station to keep peace as settlers poured into the former Dakota lands, it withstood several attacks in the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 and became a training ground for Civil War recruits. The site is located within Fort Ridgely State Park. less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Birch Coulee Battlefield
Birch Coulee Battlefield(Morton)
Owner description: Site of the Battle of Birch Coulee, one of the hardest fought battles of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Visitors can tour the self-guided trails where markers explain the battle... more Owner description: Site of the Battle of Birch Coulee, one of the hardest fought battles of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Visitors can tour the self-guided trails where markers explain the battle from Dakota and U.S. soldiers' perspectives. Birch Coulee Battlefield is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic site is open daily dawn to dusk between May and October. less
Attraction type: Battlefields; Historic Sites
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Lower Sioux Agency(Morton)
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks; Historic Sites

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Squirrels Bar and Grill
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Fairfax
Cuisines: American

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Carl's Corner
Carl's Corner
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Essig
Dacotah Restaurant
Dacotah Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Morton
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Railway Bar
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Sleepy Eye
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Pete's Grill
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Hector

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