Near Richfield in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Elizabeth R. Snelling
The first white
born in Minnesota
Erected by the
Fort Snelling, Minn.
May 30, 1926
Erected 1926 by the children of Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1986.
Location. 44° 53.524′ N, 93° 11.08′ W. Marker is near Richfield, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 55 north of State Highway 5, on the right when traveling north. Marker is next to the Fort Snelling Chapel parking area at Historic Fort Snelling (one mile east of the Twin Cities International Airport). Marker is within a highway interchange cloverleaf. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Paul MN 55111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giacomo Constantino Beltrami (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Josiah Snelling (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Army, Buildings 17 and 18 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Prairie (about 500 feet away); Welcome to Fort Snelling State Park / A Moving Obstacle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wokiksuye K'a Woyuonihan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whiskey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Islands in the Mississippi (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield.
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