Grand Portage in Cook County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Grand Portage
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1731.
Location. 47° 57.768′ N, 89° 41.076′ W. Marker is in Grand Portage, Minnesota, in Cook County. Marker is at the intersection of Mile Creek Road (County Route 17) and Store Road (County Route Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 Mile Creek Road, Grand Portage MN 55605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guard the Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); North West Company Fur Press (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The North West Company (about 300 feet away); North West Company Depot (about 400 feet away); The Birchbark Canoe (about 400 feet away); Voyageurs at Grand Portage (about 400 feet away); A Warehouse for Furs, Trade Goods, and Now—Canoes (about 400 feet away); Naming This Place (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Portage.
Also see . . . Grand Portage National Monument. (Submitted on January 2, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.