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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLidice Memorial

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Lidice Memorial, Sokol Park, Ash and Fifield Sts., Philips, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/25/2007

last visited: 6/18/2009

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Minnesota Historical MarkersThe Old Vermilion Trail and Winston City

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On October 28, 1865, geologist Henry H. Eames returned to St. Paul after initiating a survey of the mineral wealth present in the Lake Vermilion area only to find an abundance of rumors concerning a valuable gold strike on the shores of that lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/6/2009

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Ghost TownsWinston City - Tower, MN

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The marker is located at Tower Wayside Park, where Pike Bay Dr. and Hwy 169 meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: 1/8/2015

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Signs of HistoryLaurentian Divide – Grand Marais, MN

in Signs of History

This sign is located near the Laurentian Divide on the historic Gunflint Trail and tells about the water flowage of the Divide.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 7/10/2012

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersPhillips Fire

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Phillips Fire Marker in Phillips City Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/24/2007

last visited: 7/30/2010

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesClearwater Lodge – Grand Marais, MN

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Clearwater Lodge remains the area’s oldest and largest building constructed of hand-hewn logs, using pegs rather than nails.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryVoyageur Highway – Grand Marais, MN

in Signs of History

This sign is located at the end of the Gunflint Trail and tells the history of this area during the fur trading era.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHegman Lake Pictographs – rural Ely, MN

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Perhaps the clearest display of Indian pictographs in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, these images are one of the two groupings that can be accessed by canoe on a day trip.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 3/7/2013

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PictographsHegman Lake Pictographs

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These Pictographs are only able to be seen by foot when there is safe ice on the lake or by canoe. They are in the boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. You can obtain a permit at the entry point for day trips. No motors allowed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member andrewmcc

location: Minnesota

date approved: 3/3/2008

last visited: 3/7/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChik Wauk Lodge - Grand Marais, MN

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The rock lodge was built in 1934 as part of the Chik Wauk Fishing Resort but was sold to the Forest Service when the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act went into effect in 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/8/2014

last visited: never

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Abraham LincolnWorld's Largest Penny - Woodruff, WI

in Abraham Lincoln

The World's Largest Penny is made of concrete about a foot thick and weighs 17,452 pounds. It's in Woodruff, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/19/2010

last visited: 10/1/2011

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Signs of HistoryThe Millon Penny Parade - Woodruff, WI

in Signs of History

The World's Largest Penny is made of concrete about a foot thick and weighs 17,452 pounds. It's in Woodruff, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/22/2010

last visited: 10/1/2011

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Exact ReplicasWorld's Largest Penny - Woodruff, WI

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The World's Largest Penny is made of concrete about a foot thick and weighs 17,452 pounds. It's in Woodruff, Wisconsin. This is scaled down to size.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/17/2011

last visited: 10/1/2011

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersOur Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

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Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Dobie. This marker has the most roadside "Historical Marker Ahead" signs of any marker in a remote location that I have ever seen. The parishioners are obviously very proud of their church and village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/23/2007

last visited: 2/22/2015

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersApollonia

in Wisconsin Historical Markers

Apollonia Marker in Bruce. Note, the name is spelled incorrectly in the Wisconsin Official Historical Markers List.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/23/2007

last visited: 11/4/2007

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