Milford Monument

The Milford State Monument along Brown County Road 29 west of New Ulm commemorates the deaths of 52 settlers who were killed in the area. Located along the eastern edge of the Lower Sioux Reservation, Milford had the highest war death rate of any single township.
    Created in memory of the 53 Milford Township settlers that were killed in an ambush on August 18th, in the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862. Milford had the highest loss of life during the total of the war. The survivors escaped to New Ulm. The monument is of a cross, with a plaque that has the names of the fallen, as well as a woman figure that symbolizes Mercury, the Roman god of travelers.

Address:
County Road 11, Brown, MN 56073

Photo credit: http://www.minnpost.com/minnesota-blog-cabin/2012/05/minnesota-politician-and-writer-shares-his-insights-dakota-war-clash-cu