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Acton State Monument on the site of the Baker farm, where the U.S.-Dakota War began.

ID Number: MM5.6 r9

Negative Number: 6432

This monument marks the place where 5 European Americans were killed, starting the 1862 war, in Acton Township, Meeker Co. Why do you think it was erected and by whom? Who does it remember?

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Acton State Monument on the site of the Baker farm, where the U.S.-Dakota War began.
Memories of War U.S. Military Non-Combatants Dakota "Peace Party" Dakota Soldiers