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Pipestone Historic District

Pipestone Historic District
This site contains great information about Pipestone's Historic Downtown. It was developed in cooperation with the National Park Service.

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Black Baseball in Minnesota: The Pipestone Black Sox

Historian Bruce A. Glasrud follows the exploits of an all black baseball team in the southwestern Minnesota Town of Pipestone in the 1920s.

Pipestone Black Sox

Minnesota County Marriage Index

Minnesota County Marriage Index
Marriage records are public information per Minnesota Statutes 13 & 517

Minnesota Official Marriage System

Social Security Death Index

Social Security Death Index
Social Security Death Index at Ancestry.com contains millions of death dates for former card holders. A great place to start searching for individuals' death dates to help locate obituaries and other information.

Visit Ancestry.com Death Index

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

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Minnesota Reflections

Minnesota Reflections is a free online database of digitized materials from many of the state's leading cultural heritage organizations -- including libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums. The Pipestone County Historical Society has supplied to this site the Museum's collection of Close Brothers Land Contracts, many of the Museum's collection of Pipestone Indian School photographs and various other materials. Minnesota Reflections is a project of the Minnesota Digital Library.

Minnesota Reflections -- Pipestone County Historical Society

Government Land Office, Bureau of Land Management

Click on Land Patents and fill in the necessary information to search -- State, County and Surname. There are a variety of Land Patents on this site, including Cash Entry, Homestead and Military Warrant Patents.

Government Land Office

Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota Historical Society
This will take you to the Minnesota Historical Society's homepage. Click their Research tab to check out their great resources.

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Pipestone Indian School Student Files

Pipestone Indian School Student Files, 1910-1954 at the National Archives in Kansas City. Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Each file is unique, and may include family information, health information, academic records, and correspondence between parents and school officials. Access to records less than 75 years old is restricted.

Pipestone Indian School at National Archives

Pipestone National Monument

Pipestone National Monument
This is the official site for the Pipestone National Monument, part of the National Park Service.

Visit the Pipestone National Monument

Preserve the Pensions- War of 1812 Project

Preserve the Pensions- War of 1812 Project
The Federation of Genealogical Societies is spearheading Preserve the Pensions- an initiative to digitize the long-neglected War of 1812 pension records. This great website explains it all.

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GiveMN

GiveMN
Support the Pipestone County Historical Society and Museum by making easy on-line donations anytime and from anywhere. You can track your giving and set up ongoing contributions. Just go to givemn.org and search for Pipestone. PCHS is the first to come up. Look for the Museum logo.

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