Winona in Winona County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Situated on the mighty Mississippi, Winona became a lumber-producing and wheat exporting center during the nineteenth century.
This park was developed and donated for public use in 1922 by Herbert C. Garvin, prominent Winona citizen.
Location. 44° 2.069′ N, 91° 39.085′ W. Marker is in Winona, Minnesota, in Winona County. Marker can be reached from High Road 0.2 miles north of East Garvin Heights Road. Click for map. Marker is at the Garvin Heights Overlook in Garvin Heights Park. Marker is in this post office area: Winona MN 55987, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winona: River Village, Lumber Town, College Town (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Taylor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Potters' Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sugar Loaf Bluff We-No-Nah (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fountain City (approx. 6.9 miles away in Wisconsin); a different marker also named Fountain City (approx. 7.4 miles away in Wisconsin); The Geology of Perrot State Park (approx. 8.2 miles away in Wisconsin). Click for a list of all markers in Winona.
Also see . . . Winona, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 28, 2012.)
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