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Minnesota Historical MarkersPillow Rocks – Ely, MN

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This historic 15’ rock outcrop is a wonderful example of Ely greenstone, a “rare ellipsoidal lava flow formed beneath primeval seas 2.7 billion years ago.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/2/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersPioneer Iron Mine Historical Markers – Ely, MN

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The Pioneer Iron Mine was a major employer in Ely from 1888 to 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: 6/11/2012

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Minnesota Historical MarkersJudge C. R. Magney State Park

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Marker commemorating naming of state park after Judge Magney. Marker located on hiking path, not far from main entrance to the path.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bookworm1225

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/12/2009

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Minnesota Historical MarkersThe Soudan Mine

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Mennesotas iron mining industry was born here in 1864 and the opening of the mine was one of the great commercial events of tgeh nineteenth century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/6/2009

last visited: 7/23/2012

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Minnesota Historical MarkersFirst Iron Ore Shipment – Tower, MN

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A sign at the Soudan Mine tells about hand loading that first ore train in 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTower Train Museum Historical Marker – Tower, MN

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The historical marker outside the Tower Train Museum tells the story of the locomotives that were used to transport iron ore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/24/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTower, MN

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Historical marker and iron ore crusher in Tower, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 9/29/2010

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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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