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Minnesota's Arrowhead Region: A Tourist Mecca Marker image, Click for more information
By Keith L, September 26, 2007
Minnesota's Arrowhead Region: A Tourist Mecca Marker
Minnesota (Chisago County), Harris — Minnesota's Arrowhead Region: A Tourist Mecca
"The North Country is a siren Who can resist her song of intricate and rich counterpoint?" (Grace Lee Nute, The Voyageur's Highway, 1941) Lured by America's premier wilderness canoe region, Lake Superior's rugged shoreline and . . . — Map (db m4948) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Chisago Hotel 1852
Stephen A. Douglas "Little Giant" spoke from this hotel balcony 1854 — Map (db m78665) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Folsom House
William Henry Carmen Folsom, St. Croix River Valley lumberman and land speculator, chose this imposing site for his home in 1854. He, his wife Mary Jane, and their two small sons lived in an open barn on this property to prove up the claim while the . . . — Map (db m44027) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Geology of the Taylors Falls Region
About 1.1 billion years ago, a great rift valley formed across the North American continent from the Lake Superior region southwest to Kansas. As this rift valley opened, basaltic lavas erupted into it, accumulating to a thickness of up to 20 . . . — Map (db m45814) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Glacial Potholes
The potholes at the St. Croix Dalles have their origins in a tale of fire and ice. They are carved in a dark volcanic rock called basalt, which erupted as lava 1.1 billion years ago. This basalt is related to lava flows that line the North Shore of . . . — Map (db m46434) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Taylors Falls United Methodist Church
This is the oldest Methodist Church building in continuous use in Minnesota. Methodist circuit riders of the Sunrise Mission served the Taylors Falls area 1852-59. On March 27, 1859, the Rev. Sias Bolles organized the Taylors Falls Methodist . . . — Map (db m44571) HM
Minnesota (Chisago County), Taylors Falls — Town House School Built 1852
Minnesota's Oldest Existing Public School House — Map (db m78666) HM

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