Near Richfield in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Elizabeth R. Snelling
The first white
born in Minnesota
Erected by the
Fort Snelling, Minn.
May 30, 1926
Erected 1926 by the children of Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
Location. 44° 53.524′ N, 93° 11.08′ W. Marker is near Richfield, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 55 north of State Highway 5, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is next to the Fort Snelling Chapel parking area at Historic Fort Snelling (one mile east of the Twin Cities International Airport). Marker is within a highway interchange cloverleaf. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Paul MN 55111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giacomo Constantino Beltrami (a few steps from this marker); Colonel Josiah Snelling (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Army, Buildings 17 and 18 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Prairie (about 500 feet away); Wokiksuye K'a Woyuonihan Whiskey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Islands in the Mississippi (approx. 0.4 miles away); De Dakod Makoce Unkitawapi E E (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richfield.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,440 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.