World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Birch Coulee battlefield

Article Id: WHEBN0020990482
Reproduction Date:

Title: Birch Coulee battlefield  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Battle of Birch Coulee
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Birch Coulee battlefield

Birch Coulee
The Battle of Birch Coulee
Birch Coulee Battlefield
Nearest city Morton, Minnesota

44°34′35″N 94°58′29″W / 44.57639°N 94.97472°W / 44.57639; -94.97472Coordinates: 44°34′35″N 94°58′29″W / 44.57639°N 94.97472°W / 44.57639; -94.97472

Built 1862
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 73000995[1]
Added to NRHP June 04, 1973

Birch Coulee was the site of the Battle of Birch Coulee, one of the deadliest battles of the Dakota War of 1862. [2] It is now preserved at Birch Coulee State Memorial Park one mile north of Morton, Minnesota and has self-guided trails and markers about the battle from both sides.[3][4]It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]



See also


External links

  • Minnesota Historic Sites: Birch Coulee
  • Explore Minnesota: Birch Coulee Battlefield
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.