Bayport in Washington County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In memory of the 200th
anniversary of the
American Revolution and
the freedoms for which
it was fought.
May they always be.
Hesley Jensen Post 491
American Legion and friends
Beneath this monument is
a vault of memoirs to be
opened in the year 2076
Erected 1976 by Hesley Jensen Post 491 American Legion and friends.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 45° 1.239′ N, 92° 46.845′ W. Marker is in Bayport, Minnesota, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street North (State Highway 95) and 4th Avenue North, on the left when traveling north on 3rd Street North. Marker is at Bayport City Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bayport MN 55003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Building a Bridge (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Croix Crossing (approx. 1.3 miles away); Where's the State Boundary? (approx. 1˝ miles away); Steamboats on the St. Croix (approx. 1˝ miles away); White Pine Treaty (approx. 1˝ miles away in Wisconsin); Lake St. Croix Overlook (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lake St. Croix (approx. 1.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 851 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 4, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.