Descendants of family killed by Dakota near Howard Lake reunite on 150th anniversary

HL.dakotaHOWARD LAKE, MN – Dustin family descendants recently reunited at The Dustin Massacre historical marker on US Highway 12 to remember what happened to their family 150 years ago.

Photo: Ed Claessan points out the trail of the Dustin family as they made their fateful journey through Wright County the morning of June 29, 1863.

Look for the story in the Monday, July 8 edition of the Herald Journal.

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