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A memorial erected near the Wood Lake Battlefield is located where Col. Henry Sibley camped, actually near the shores of a Lone Tree Lake, drained now for agricultural purposes. Anne and Allard Stevens of Hanley Falls were among those visiting the site as part of a symposium marking the 144th anniversary of the battle in this undated photo.

A journey of understanding: Sesquicentennial tour of U.S - Dakota Conflict of 1862

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MORTON, Minn. -- There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862.

Hundreds of monuments and markers are scattered throughout southwestern Minnesota and the Minnesota River Valley to remember the tragic conflict.


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