Iron Ore Historical Marker – Two Harbors, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 47° 01.262 W 091° 40.254
15T E 601005 N 5208358
Quick Description: This bronze historical marker is mounted on a rock sphere in the city park at Two Harbors.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 5/27/2011 5:49:36 PM
Waymark Code: WMBJVB
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6

Long Description:
This bronze historical marker is mounted on a rock sphere in the city park at Two Harbors. The text reads:

“1884 -1934. In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the first shipment of iron ore from the state of Minnesota, through the port of Two Harbors and to the memory of those men of vision and courage, who prompted the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Co., this memorial is dedicated. ‘They builded better than they knew.’”

The park and marker can be seen on Thomas Owens Park across from the 3-M Museum.
Marker Type:: City

Visit Instructions:
A photo of the 'Marker' or 'Plaque' is required to identify the location, plus a picture of the 'Historic Site'.
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