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The Pipestone Region is an area in southwestern Minnesota. The area was named for its supply of pipestone (catlinite), a type of limestone which local Indians carved into pipes. The area is also noted for quartzite quarries.
The area is one of several distinct regions of Minnesota.
The Dakota were early inhabitants of the Pipestone Region.
Pipestone National Monument was established in 1937 in the region.
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