Christian Missionaries Marker
Divider
The brass marker was originally located on the Union Chapel in St. Peter (1923.)
Placed on this marker in 1959.
Near was a small model of this chapel.




Inscription:

Decidated to the early Christian Missionaries
to the Dakota Indians
1834              1879
Especially to Honor
The Pioneers in this Service
Thomas S. Williamson M. D.    Stephen Riggs
Samuel W. Pond       Gideon H. Pond
and
To the Band of Heroic Men and Women Who
Organized the Presbyterian Church and Built
The Traverse Des Sioux Church
1856             1858
On Chapel 1923
Marker 1959
Location:
From St. Peter, MN, take State Highway 169 north to State Highway 22. Turn west 1.4 miles to Nicollet County Road 20. Green Lawn/ Traverse Cemetery is 1.1 miles north on the east side of Nicollet County Road 20. (The gate is often padlocked.)

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