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Minnesota Historical MarkersGeology of Duluth Harbor

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Lake Superior is situated over the Midcontinent Rift, which is a rupture in the North American continent that formed a great rift valley from the Lake Superior region southwest to Kansas about 1.1 billion years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/16/2008

last visited: 8/4/2010

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Minnesota Historical MarkersWelcome To Minnesota - Duluth, Minnesota

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Historical marker giving a few facts and figures about the state. Located at the Minnesota Welcome Center in Duluth.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/10/2007

last visited: 8/4/2010

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMinnesota's Seaport - Duluth, Minnesota

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Historical marker commemorating the development of Duluth as a seaport, located at the Minnesota Welcome Center in Duluth.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/10/2007

last visited: 8/4/2010

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WPA ProjectsLake Superior Zoo WPA Structures – Duluth, MN

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The Lake Superior Zoo has several impressive structures which were built by the WPA in the late 1930’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersNorthland RR - Proctor, MN

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The historical marker next to this train tells more about its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesNorthland RR - Proctor, MN

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One can’t possibly miss seeing this gargantuan steam engine sitting proudly next door to the Proctor Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesIrving School – Duluth, MN

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This imposing yellow brick building was designed by the architects Palmer, Hall & Hunt in the Renaissance style.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: 3/17/2014

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Minnesota Historical MarkersRice’s Point Historical Marker – Duluth, MN

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This historical marker is found on Skyline Drive overlooking the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersEnger Tower Marker – Duluth, MN

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This historical marker is found just inside the door to the Enger Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/19/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesTrade and Commerce Building – Superior, WI

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This historic building was built in 1890 as Superior's original city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersDuluth Superior Harbor – Duluth, MN

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This historical marker is easily found along a street where there is a scenic view of the Duluth Superior Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/10/2013

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersThe University of Wisconsin-Superior

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The University of Wisconsin-Superior Marker on Catlin Ave. in Superior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: 2/24/2015

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Minnesota Historical MarkersFond du Lac Historical Marker – Duluth, MN

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This marker tells about the history of Fond du Lac.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersFond du Lac – Minnesota Historical Marker – Duluth, MN

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This marker tells about the Ojibway Village that was on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLast Union Survivor - Duluth, MN

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Last Union Survivor, Albert Woolson - Duluth, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/7/2010

last visited: 1/8/2013

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First of its KindThe First Train Engine to Run in Minnesota – Duluth, MN

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A sign on the side of the William Crooks wood burning steam engine explains that it was the first engine used in Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/12/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDuluth Union Depot - Duluth, MN

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This is the Union Depot in Duluth, MN - listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Building #71001028.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FSU*Noles

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 8/26/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMunger Terrace – Duluth, MN

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This impressive brick and brownstone apartment building was built in 1892, designed by architects Oliver Traphagen and Francis Fitzpatrick for Duluth entrepreneur Roger S. Munger.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/15/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSacred Heart Cathedral, Sacred Heart School and Christian Brothers – Duluth, MN

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Volunteers have worked hard over the years to preserve this history of this cathedral, transforming the worship center into a space for live music after the congregation merged with a neighboring Catholic church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/14/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesArmy Corps of Engineers Duluth Vessel Yard – Duluth, MN

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This facility was built on Minnesota Point, a sandy spit between Duluth, MN and Superior, WI in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/12/2013

last visited: 10/1/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesWILLIAM A. IRVIN (freighter) - Duluth, MN

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This is The SS William A. Irvin, the flagship of U.S. Steel's Great Lakes Fleet - listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Structure #89000858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FSU*Noles

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 8/24/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDuluth Public Library – Duluth, MN

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This striking brownstone structure was built in 1902 with a $75,000 gift from Andrew Carnegie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/12/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDuluth South Breakwater Inner (Duluth Rear Range) Lighthouse - Duluth MN

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This skeletal harbor light stands beneath Duluth's historic aerial lift bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/13/2013

last visited: 10/1/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAerial Lift Bridge - Duluth, MN

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This is the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth, MN - one of Minnesota's most beloved landmarks, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Structure #73002174.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FSU*Noles

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/10/2008

last visited: 10/1/2013

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Minnesota Historical MarkersIllumination History of the Aerial Lift Bridge – Duluth, MN

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This bronze marker is placed appropriately at the foot of Duluth’s Aerial Life Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/11/2013

last visited: never

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