There was not any marking to show where this was

Ms. Wakeman remembers her visit to the Mankato site where 38 men were hanged after the U.S.-Dakota War.

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DL: When did you finally learn about what the war meant to your family?

BW: Probably not until even after I was married. We went to Mankato and he asked some of those people there, where they had the hanging. And do you know there was not any marking to show where this was.

Citation: Minnesota Historical Society. U.S. - Dakota War of 1862. There was not any marking to show where this was June 26, 2019. http://www.usdakotawar.org/node/2193

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