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History, Images

Historic Markers


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This marker is on Rt. 79 at Bay View

Road.  The plaque reads: "Otter Tail

City - Ottertail City in the 1850's was

an important post on the fur trade 

route from St. Paul and Crow Wing to

the Red River Valley.  It was once the

county seat and has the US Land 

Office for the district.  When the county

seat was established in Fergus Falls in 1873 the city was abandoned. Location

of original jail in Otter Tail City 1850's"

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Flood 1953 img232-cr 10.jpg
OT County Sanitarium 1940's -11-09 13135

History of Ottertail County

Tb Sanatorium

Source:  and

Ottertail County Tuberculosis



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