Duluth in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Discoverer of America
1000 A. D.
sponsored and erected by the
Norwegian American League
presented to the City of Duluth, Minnesota
August 25, 1956.
Designed and executed by
John Karl Daniels
Erected 1956 by Norwegian American League, Popular Subscription.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical year for this entry is 1000 CE.
Location. 46° 47.852′ N, 92° 4.922′ W. Marker is in Duluth, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on North Shore Scenic Drive south of 12th Avenue East, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Leif Erikson Park, atop the Interstate 35 Rose Garden Tunnel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Duluth MN 55802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The History of the Duluth Rose Garden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jay Cooke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Trotman Folding Stock Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Determined Mariner (approx. 1.3 miles away); Modern Ship Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Capstan (approx. 1.3 miles away); Modern Ship Propeller (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
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Also see . . . Leif Erikson. Erikson's life before his voyage, his journey to the New World, and the time he spent on foreign soil. (Submitted on March 17, 2008.)
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