Tag Archives: Sioux Uprising

I is for Indian War of 1862

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Next week is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Dakota War.  There were only … Continue reading

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Collection find – “Indian trunk”

This chest was brought from Norway in 1859 by Gregor Halvorson. Halvorson was one of the first settlers in Pope County. He and his family settled in what is now Lake Johanna township in the spring of 1862. The Dakota … Continue reading

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