Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox - Bemidji, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
N 47° 28.227 W 094° 52.743
15T E 358405 N 5259156
Quick Description: Paul and Babe located in Bemidji, MN.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 12/2/2011 11:46:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMD7QY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ndbrewguy
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Long Description:
The unofficial tourist symbol are these statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox. Standing on the shores of Lake Bemidji in Bemidji Paul has been there since 1937. Babe originally traveled the area by trailer but has been standing next to Paul since 1939.

The Chamber of Commerce building and Tourist Information Center are right next door. You can get tourist information and see some of Paul's belongings, such as his boxer shorts, toothbrush and more. The center is open seasonally. Nearby is a nice park with walking trails, lots of lakeside sitting, artwork and more. There are even a few roadside attractions nearby, such as statues of Chief Bemidji.

Paul and Babe are long recognized as symbols of Bemidji and countless visitors have posed for pictures with the pair.
This Roadside Giant is made out of: Fiberglass

This Roadside Giant Depict...?: There is more than one style of Roadside Giant at this location

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