Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 21.542 W 097° 25.215
14T E 628011 N 4801897
Quick Description: "Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial" Centennial 1874 - 1974 in Freeman, SD.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2006 3:09:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMBKK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 9

Long Description:
The Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial in Freeman, SD, commemorates the immigration of the first large groups of Russian Germans into Dakota Territory. After over three centuries of religious persecution, these brave pioneers fled Europe with their beliefs in separation of church and state to settle in this harsh country. Their heritage survives after near extinction from harsh winters, grasshoppers, prairie fires, and drought.
Marker Name: Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

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