Near Richfield in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Giacomo Constantino Beltrami
1779 – 1855
Presented to the State of Minnesota by Twin Citians of Italian descent. Sponsored by the Progressive Club of Minneapolis, Inc., and Unico of St. Paul, Chapters of Unico National.
Erected by Twin Citians of Italian descent.
Location. 44° 53.528′ N, 93° 11.075′ 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 Colonel Josiah Snelling (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth R. Snelling (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Army, Buildings 17 and 18 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Prairie (about 500 feet away); Wokiksuye K'a Woyuonihan (approx. 0.2 miles away); 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.
Also see . . . Giacomo Beltrami. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 21, 2009.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.