Upper Sioux Agency State Park

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Upper Sioux Agency
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Upper Sioux Agency State Park is located in Minnesota
Upper Sioux Agency State Park
Upper Sioux Agency State Park is located in the US
Upper Sioux Agency State Park
Location 5908 Highway 67, Sioux Agency Township, Minnesota
Nearest city Granite Falls, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°44′5″N 95°27′24.23″W / 44.73472°N 95.4567306°W / 44.73472; -95.4567306Coordinates: 44°44′5″N 95°27′24.23″W / 44.73472°N 95.4567306°W / 44.73472; -95.4567306
Built 1854
NRHP Reference # 70000315[1]
Added to NRHP October 15, 1970

Upper Sioux Agency State Park is a Minnesota state park on the Minnesota River, south of Granite Falls. It preserves the site of the historic Upper Sioux Agency (or Yellow Medicine Agency), which was destroyed in the Dakota War of 1862. The agency site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 for having state-level significance under the themes archaeology, architecture, education, and social history.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Upper Sioux Agency". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2015-06-15. 

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