Near Richfield in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Giacomo Constantino Beltrami
Presented to the State of Minnesota by Twin Citians of Italian descent. Sponsored by the Progressive Club of Minneapolis, Inc., and Unico of St. Paul, Chapters of Unico National.
Erected by Twin Citians of Italian descent.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical date for this entry is July 7, 1823.
Location. 44° 53.528′ N, 93° 11.075′ 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 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. Colonel Josiah Snelling (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth R. Snelling (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Army, Buildings 17 and 18 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Prairie (about 500 feet away); Wokiksuye K'a Woyuonihan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Fort Snelling State Park / A Moving Obstacle (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.
Also see . . . Giacomo Beltrami. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 21, 2009.)
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