Near Carlton in Carlton County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Josiah B. Scovell
Islands donated as part of Jay Cooke State Park by Edith Scovell on Nov. 18, 1944 in memory of her father.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 46° 39.215′ N, 92° 21.119′ 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. Henry C. Hornby (here, next to this marker); Geology of Minnesota (here, next to this 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.
Also see . . . Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Jay Cooke State Park. (Submitted on March 24, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 606 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 24, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.