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Near Kettle River in Carlton County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

1872

 
 
1872 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 28, 2007
1. 1872 Marker
Inscription. In memory of the Finnish pioneers who arrived here in the western part of Carlton County in 1872 and thereafter, and made their homes with courage and perseverance. Erected 1952 by Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society Chapter No. 3.

Muistoksi Suomalaisille esiraivaajille jotka saapuivat tanne lansi osaan Carlton Kauntia vuonna 1872 ja sen jalkeen rohkeasti, sitkeydella kotinsa. Perustivat pystyttanyt 1952 Minnesotan Suomalainen Amerikan Historiallinen Seura Osasto No. 3.
 
Erected 1952 by the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society.
 
Location. 46° 32.116′ N, 92° 54.495′ W. Marker is near Kettle River, Minnesota, in Carlton County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 73 and Automba Road (County Road 6 & 131), on the right when traveling north on State Highway 73. Click for map. Marker is at the northeast corner along a narrow highway pull-off drive. Marker is in this post office area: Kettle River MN 55757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christopher C. Andrews, Conservation Pioneer (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
1872 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 28, 2007
2. 1872 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,580 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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