First Diamond Drill Hole in the State of Minnesota
From the beginning emerged the world-wide drilling corporation known as the Longyear Company.
This site is a designated national and state historic site. All local, state and federal statutes for the protection of this site now apply.
Erected 1976 by Iron Range Historical Society.
Location. 47° 33.25′ N, 92° 7.192′ W. Marker is in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on County Road 666, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. In parking pullout on northeast side of road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6500 County Road 666, Hoyt Lakes MN 55750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edmund J. Longyear (here, next to this marker); This Piece of Rock (a
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2017, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2017, by McGhiever of St Paul, Minnesota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.