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    • Valley of the St. Peters, Minnesota

    • 1841 - 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a view of the Minnesota River Valley.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakotah Village

    • 1841 - 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows several dwellings of the Dakota people.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Emigrants Attacked by the Comanches

    • 1847
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dog Dance of the Dahcotas

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Scalp Dance of the Dakotas

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakota Encampment

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a Dakota campsite along a body of water.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Sugar Camp

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows Native Americans tapping trees and making sugar.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Spearing Fish from a Canoe

    • 1850
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Medicine Dance of the Winnebagoes

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a medicine dance performed by members of the Winnebago tribe.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Hunting the Buffalo in Winter

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. Two Native American men on snowshoes are shown hunting buffalo.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Woman Dressing a Buffalo Skin

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Shooting Fish

    • 1850?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. A Native American is shown as he is catching fish by using a bow and arrow.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Worship of the Sun

    • 1852
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. It shows a Native American ceremony.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Striking the Post

    • 1853
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a Native American activity in which a number of men are involved.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indians Travelling

    • 1853?
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows Native Americans moving with their belongings to a new location.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Waheoka, Minnesota Territory

    • 1854
    • A map of a proposed community named Waheoka, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. The community was apparently to be located in Nicollet County, with southern and eastern boundaries along the Minnesota River,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Buffalo Chase

    • 1854
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood. The print shows a mounted Native American man about to kill a buffalo with an arrow.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Indian Doctor Concocting a Pot of Medicine

    • 1855
    • This is a print by the artist and military officer Seth Eastman, who was stationed in Minnesota before statehood.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Mason and Boardman Hardware Store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1855 - 1887
    • Exterior view of the Mason and Boardman hardware store in St. Peter, which was located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Grace street. photograph E1393 shows the same "HARDWARE" sign.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Eureka, Minnesota Territory

    • 1855?
    • A map showing the community of Eureka, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. Eureka was located in Section 33, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota, and was surveyed by Daniel L. Turpin. This town did not...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Map of Traverse des Sioux, Minnesota

    • 1855?
    • This map shows the village of Traverse des Sioux along the Minnesota River. The village was named after the Traverse des Sioux, which was the French name for the crossing site of the river by the Dakota people who lived in the vicintiy.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Redstone, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Redstone City, including streets, lots, and blocks. The town was located in Section 1, T109N, R30W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Frederick Leavenworth was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Redstone, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Redstone, including streets, blocks, and lots. Redstone was located in Section 35, T110N, R30W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Frederick Leavenworth was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Union City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing Union City, including streets, blocks, and lots. The town was located, or was to have been located, in Section 4, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Wm. G. Wells was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Dakota, Nicollet County, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community variously known as Dakota, Dakota City, or Dakota Mills, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included, as is a building labeled as McNutt's Dakota Mills. The community was located in Section 34,...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Swan City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1856
    • A map showing the community of Swan City, including streets, blocks, and lots. It was located in Sections 5 and 8, T109N, R28W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. Wm. G. Wells was the surveyor for this map, which was created in 1856 for proprietor...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • McQuiston's Addition to Le Hillier City, Minnesota Territory

    • 1858
    • A map showing the community of McQuiston's Addition to Le Hillier City, including streets, lots, and blocks. The Minnesota and Blue Earth Rivers are included. The town was to be located in Section 14, T108N, R27W of Nicollet County, Minnesota. ...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Washington, Minnesota Territory

    • 1858
    • A map showing the proposed community of Washington, Minnesota Territory, including streets, blocks, and lots. The Minnesota River is included. Washington was to be located in Section 4, T110N, R26W in Nicollet County, Minnesota. It was surveyed...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Land Office building, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1858 - 1870
    • This photograph shows the Land Office building in St. Peter. The Land Office was located in St. Peter from 1858 until 1870 in several locations. The building shown in this photograph appears to be on the east side of Minnesota Avenue.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Carl Deutschmann general store, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1887
    • Exterior view of Carl Deutschmann's grocery store in St. Peter, which was located on the east side of South Minnesota Avenue on the southern half of the 200 block.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Minnesota Avenue, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1887
    • A view to the north along Minnesota Avenue from a location at the intersection with Grace street. At far right is the building that housed the offices of the St. Peter Herald in 2005.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • G. W. Steinke wagon shop, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1900
    • Exterior view of the G. W. Steinke wagon shop in St. Peter. It was located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and Broadway.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Krueger Hotel, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1909
    • Exterior view of the Krueger Hotel in St. Peter, which was located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Fifth street and Broadway. The hotel was operated by Mr. and Mrs. William Krueger. It was also called the Pink Hotel.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of William B. Stone, St. Peter, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1862
    • This photograph shows St. Peter Civil War veteran William B. Stone in his uniform. He served as a sergeant in Company H of the Fourth Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Sergeant Stone died in St. Louis in 1862.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Civil War Captain James Magner from Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran James Magner. He served as a captain in Company I of the 28th Massachusetts Regiment. On May 18, 1864 Magner was killed during the battle of Spotsylvania.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Civil War Captain James Magner from Nicollet County, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran James Magner. He served as a captain in Company I of the 28th Massachusetts Regiment. On May 18, 1864 Magner was killed during the battle of Spotsylvania.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Captain Asgrim K. Skaro, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1864
    • This photograph shows Civil War Capt. Asgrim K. Skaro, who was killed in the battle of Nashville in 1864. Skaro served in the Second and the Ninth Minnesota Infantry Regiments. He was one of the founders of St. Peter in Nicollet County in 1853.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Lt. Matthew F. Magner, Virginia Cavalry, Virginia

    • 1861 - 1865
    • Portrait of Lt. Matthew F. Magner, a member of Company F of the 43rd Battalion of the Virginia Cavalry. This unit served with Mosby's Rangers in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The Magner family settled in Nicollet County prior to the...
    • Nicollet County Historical Society
    • Portrait of Andrew Anderson, Granby Township, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1865
    • This is a photograph of Nicollet County Civil War veteran Andrew Anderson, who lived in Granby Township, near Swan Lake. Anderson rose to the rank of corporal in Company H of the Fourth Minnesota Regiment, serving for nearly four years.
    • Nicollet County Historical Society

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