Flandreau Colony
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 33.195 W 096° 43.433
14T E 683851 N 4824772
Quick Description: In 1869, a group of Dakota families departed on foot from Niobrara to look for homestead lands, and made camp here on Seney Island until better weather, then moved north to claim homesteads near present-day Flandreau, SD.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 1/13/2007 12:36:01 PM
Waymark Code: WM14M9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
Views: 27

Long Description:
The execution hangings of 38 Dakota Indians on 26 December 1862, in Mankato, Minnesota, marked the end of the Dakota Conflict. Existing treaties were abrogated, annuities were forfeited, and rights to occupy lands were denied. Hundreds of Dakota were imprisoned. From 1863 to 1866 many were removed to the Crow Creek Agency, Dakota Territory, and from there to the Santee Agency at Niobrara, NE. The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 allowed this group to look for homestead lands.
Marker Name: Flandreau Colony

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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