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Champlin in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Louis Hennepin

 
 
Louis Hennepin Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
1. Louis Hennepin Marker
Inscription.
On July-1-1680
Louis Hennepin
left this place
to discover the
St Anthony Falls
———
Marked by the Daughters
of the American Colonists
– 1929 –

 
Erected 1929 by the Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 45° 11.201′ N, 93° 23.498′ W. Marker is in Champlin, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker is on East River Parkway south of Dowlin Street North, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Champlin MN 55316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Circle of Life (approx. mile away); Highway of Exploration (approx. mile away); River Highways (approx. 0.3 miles away); Logbooms Meet Sawmills (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fireman's Grove (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Land and Water Meet (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bridging the Mississippi (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Louis Hennepin. Wikipedia entry. "Two great waterfalls were brought to the world's attention by Louis Hennepin: Niagara Falls, with
Louis Hennepin Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
2. Louis Hennepin Marker
the most voluminous flow of any in North America, and the Saint Anthony Falls in what is now Minneapolis, the only waterfall on the Mississippi River." (Submitted on October 26, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Louis Hennepin Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
3. Louis Hennepin Marker
Mississippi River by Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
4. Mississippi River by Marker
upriver: U.S. 169 Anoka-Champlin Mississippi River Bridge
National Register of Historic Places #79001181
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 287 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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