What is believed to be one of the last pitched battles between the Ojibwe and Dakota ended near this marker about 1860. Some Dakota hunters found a party of Ojibwe encroaching on Dakota grounds. They attacked, killing several Ojibwe and driving the rest to a settler’s house. The settler’s wife was able to drive the Dakota away with her broom, since they wanted no trouble with the settlers.
Where: This marker is located northeast of Hawick on 160th St. NE.
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