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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 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 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 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 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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Minnesota Historical MarkersHanka Homestead Marker – rural Embarrass, MN

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This historical marker tells about the Hanka Homestead and the Finnish immigrants who settled in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersHistoric Apostolic Lutheran Church – Embarrass, MN

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This historic marker tells the background of this old country church, the oldest existing church in the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersNelimark Sauna Historic Marker – Embarrass, MN

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The historical sign in front of the log sauna at the Finnish museum tells the background significance of this building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersCoop Store Historical Sign – Embarrass, MN

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This historical marker is located at the site where the Coop Store once stood.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/21/2014

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersOld Babbitt - Babbitt, MN

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This historical marker tells the story of the original Babbitt and its mining background.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTaconite – Babbitt, MN

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A plaque is mounted on this impressive monolith of taconite to tell its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/30/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersLongyear Drilling Site – Hoyt Lakes, MN

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An historical sign tells about the Longyear Drilling Site located here

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersLongyear Drilling Site Rock – Hoyt Lakes, MN

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A marker placed by the Iron Range Historical Society tells about the displayed rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersOld Vermilion Trail – Biwabik, MN

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This historical marker tells the story behind the Old Vermilion Trail that ran through this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTaconite Block – Aurora, MN

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A bronze plaque tells the history and facts about this taconite block.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersWak-Em-Up-Portage - Cook, MN

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The Wak-Em-Up-Portage Trail connects Lake Vermilion and the little fork river and is a centuries-old line in the route between Lake Superior and Rainy River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member meralgia

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 5/20/2013

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Minnesota Historical MarkersLaurentian Divide – Mt. Iron, MN

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This historical marker tells about the geological characteristics that make this area unique.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 4/12/2013

last visited: 8/5/2013

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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 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 MarkersThree Pin Timber Arch Bridge – Hoyt Lakes, MN

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This unique three pine timber arch bridge attracts the attention of those traveling down Rt. 565.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersPartridge River CCC – Hoyt Lakes, MN

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A sign alongside Hwy. 565 near the Partridge River tells about the CCC camp that was located in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersSawmills on Silver Lake – Virginia, MN

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This historical sign tells the background of the logging industry in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 12/5/2012

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersBaldwin Steam Engine – Mountain Iron, MN

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This historical marker is located in front of the Baldwin steam engine in the city park and tells about its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMissabe Range Ore Discovery – Mountain Iron, MN

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This historical marker is mounted on a granite rock in a park on the main street of Mountain Iron.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 2/14/2013

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTaconite – Mountain Iron, MN

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This historical marker tells about mining in this area of the Iron Range.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 2/3/2013

last visited: never

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