In July of 1872 two of the Ojibwe were hung after being accused of killing a local girl.
MLS# 4795586 - LAKE HOME | 5 BEDROOMS | 3 BATHROOMS GULL LAKE WOW! S GOLD COAST BOASTING AN EXCELLENT HARD SAND LAKE BOTTOM, FLAWLESS LEVEL ELEVATION AND SUNSETS! This tense relationship ultimately sparked the famous "Blueberry War" of 1872 between the Ojibwe Indians and Brainerd residents.
Due to the lore of the lumberjack here, the legend of Paul Bunyan continues to have an impact on this region.
HOME HAS 1.5 ACRES WITH 100' OF FRONTAGE WITH HARD SAND BOTTOM. In the late 1800's and early 1900's, Brainerd's economy thrived due to the booming railroad, logging and paper industries.
MLS# 4883190 - LAKE LOT 2.150 GULL RIVER 28X42 FINISHED GARAGE WITH IN FLOOR HEAT & WALL AIR CONDITIONER. Fur traders and logging communities sprung up as more settlers moved into the territory, eventually leading to the establishment of Crow Wing Village, near Fort Ripley.
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MLS# 4701794 - LAKE LOT 17.690 HARTLEY LAKE ONCE UPON A TIME, THIS 18-ACRES OF FLAT LEVEL LAND WAS THE BRAINERD LAKES AREA; DRIVE-IN THEATER AND FEATURED MANY GREAT MOVIES AND PROBABLY, PROVIDED A LOT OF WONDERFUL . In reality, the Indians were coming into town to peddle wild blueberries to the settlers.
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