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Near Carlton in Carlton County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Henry C. Hornby

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
1. Henry C. Hornby Marker
Inscription.  540 acres of land southwest of this point, embracing Silver Creek in Jay Cooke State Park are dedicated to the memory of this pioneer civic leader who made great contributions to the establishment and development of this park.

Lands donated by Mr. Hornby's daughters in January 1953 in memory of their father.
 
Erected 1957.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 46° 39.215′ N, 92° 21.12′ W. Marker is near Carlton, Minnesota, in Carlton County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 210 3.9 miles east of State Highway 45, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Jay Cooke State Park; vehicle permit (fee) required. Marker is along a walking trail near the rustic picnic grounds southeast of Forbay Lake. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 East State Highway 210, Carlton MN 55718, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geology of Minnesota (here, next to this marker); Josiah B. Scovell (here, next to this
Henry C. Hornby Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
2. Henry C. Hornby Marker
marker); Fond du Lac – Minnesota (approx. 3˝ miles away); Fond du Lac (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gonyea, Verville and National Guardsmen Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); Engine 225 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Minnesota’s Seaport / Welcome to Minnesota (approx. 8.7 miles away); Geology of Duluth Harbor (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlton.
 
Henry C. Hornby Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
3. Henry C. Hornby Marker
[right marker]
Nearby Henry Oldenburg Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
4. Nearby Henry Oldenburg Plaque
Henry Oldenburg Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
5. Henry Oldenburg Plaque
A tribute by the people of Carlton County to the memory of Henry Oldenburg 1858 — 1926 whose loyalty and love for this North Country made possible Jay Cooke Park. Erected 1930.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 16, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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