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Minnesota Historical Markers of all types.
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Any type of historical marker that is located in the state of Minnesota.
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The waymark MUST be located in the state of Minnesota. Markers outside of the state boundries will not be accepted. 1. Provide accurate coordinates. 2. Two Photos: you must upload a photo of the area surrounding the marker and a second photo of the marker itself.
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Minnesota Historical MarkersGeology of Frontenac – Frontenac, MN

in Minnesota Historical Markers

This marker tells about the geology of the Mississippi River valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersLake Pepin – Wabasha, MN

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This marker tells some facts about Lake Pepin and some geology pertaining to the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersBolles Flour Mill – Afton, MN

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This historical marker tells about the first commercial flour mill in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersEarly Settler's Cabin – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This historical marker stands outside a fully furnished log cabin and tells about the Swedish family that built it in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersPowerhouse and Kiln – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This marker tells details of how the sawmill powerhouse worked and the kiln dried the lumber.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTechnological Revolution – Marine on St. Croix

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This historical marker points to the remnants of the sawmill’s steam engine powerhouse, along with a drawing of how it functioned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersBoom, Then Bust – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This marker tells about the rise and fall of the lumber industry in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersThe Pineries are Gone – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This is one of the markers that tells about the pine forests that provided lumber for the new settlers in the early years of Minnesota’s history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMarine Mill Site – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This historical marker is located at the village of Marine on St. Croix to tell visitors about Minnesota’s 1st commercial lumber operation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMarine – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This historical marker is one of two in this city park. It tells about the first commercial sawmill in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMarine – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This is one of two historical markers in the Marine on St. Croix park, this one highlighting the importance of flour and grist mills in the early days of this community’s history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersThe Marine Township Hall – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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This historical marker stands in front of the impressive old township hall in Marine on St. Croix.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersWilliam O’Brien State Park – Scandia, MN

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The William O’Brien historical marker is found near the ranger office at the state park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersRiver of Rafts – Lake City, MN

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This two sided marker gives the history of logging rafts on the Mississippi River on one side and tells a little about bald eagles on the other side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersVery Old Fish Story – Lake City, MN

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This marker is located at a pull over on Hwy. 61 south of Lake City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersWapahasha I, Wapahasha II, Wapahasha II – Wabasha, MN

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Three historical markers tell about three native tribal leaders who had an impact upon the community known today as Wabasha.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersThe First Settler – Lake City, MN

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This historical marker is attached to a boulder in Ohuta Park near the lakeshore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersMinnesota’s First Commercial Sawmill – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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There are two identical markers, one at the beginning and the other at the end of the historical trail that leads through the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTofte Dock – Tofte, MN

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This wooden sign tells the history of the Tofte dock which sits behind the present day Bluefin Bay Resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/4/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersCrane Lake Historical Marker - rural Crane Lake, MN

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This historical marker keeps company with the 15’ tall Voyageur statue, one of two located at the Voyageur wayside rest stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/6/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersResorts of Crane Lake - rural Crane Lake, MN

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This sign is one of two historical markers located at the Voyageur rest stop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 5/6/2015

last visited: never

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Minnesota Historical MarkersTwo Harbors Light Station - Two Harbors, MN

in Minnesota Historical Markers

This marker tells the history of the Two Harbors light station and its importance in safely guiding the ore ships into the harbor ore docks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 1/26/2015

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 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 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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