Lower Sioux Agency

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Introduction

The Lower Sioux Agency, established by the U.S. government in 1853, is the site where the U.S.-Dakota War broke out in 1862. A visitor center and self-guided trails interpret agency and Dakota history. The site is located along County Highway 2, nine miles east of Redwood Falls. The Lower Sioux Agency is managed by the Lower Sioux Indian Community.

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Lower Sioux Agency Images

Lower Sioux Agency Images

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Lower Sioux Agency visitor center building and community teepee

Lower Sioux Agency visitor center building and community tipi

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Lower Sioux Agency visitor center exhibit

Lower Sioux Agency visitor center exhibit

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Lower Sioux Agency

Lower Sioux Agency warehouse

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Lower Sioux Agency warehouse in 1897, photo by Edward Augustus Bromley

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