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|Mass Indian Hanging in Mankato, Minnesota||
Drawn by W. H. Childs in 1862, this work illustrates the largest mass hanging in American history, when 36 Sioux Indians were executed, presumably for deeds committed during the Dakota Wars.
|Public domain. W. H. Childs|
|Flash Flood Memorial||
Flowers and toys grace the memorial to a flash flood that took the lives of two adults and four children in this shady area of Sheep Creek Canyon in 1965.
|Public domain. Photo by A. E. Crane|
The serene view of China Point now provides a gentle feeling of comfort, yet it's the site of an earlier tragedy. China Point is the location where several Chinese gold miners died in a freezing snow storm.