Old French Cemetery Cemetery
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Old French Cemetery Marker


Inscription:
THE OLD FRENCH CEMETERY
WAS LOCATED SOUTH OF THIS RAVINE.
THE EARLIEST SETTLERS AND A FEW INDIANS
WERE BURIED THERE UNTIL ABOUT 1850.

ERECTED BY
TRAVERSE DES SIOUX CHAPTER D.A.R.
1939


Location:
St. Peter, MN 169 North, 1.5. miles north of Country Kitchen to the turn off at Old Minnesota Ave. (Nicollet Co. Rd. 36) on west side of State Hwy 169. Parking straight ahead. Take walking trail. The Old French Cemetery is on the right. The plaque and stone marking the signing of "The Treaty of Traverse de Sioux," July 23, 1851, is just ahead.

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