Duluth in St. Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Edgar A. Culbertson
Erected by the people of Duluth.
Location. 46° 46.795′ N, 92° 5.5′ W. Marker is in Duluth, Minnesota, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Canal Park Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is east of the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center, set on a concrete pedestal on the north wall of the north breakwater pier. Marker is in this post office area: Duluth MN 55802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis G. Castle (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to Davis Helberg (a few steps from this marker); United States Merchant Marine / U.S. Navy Armed Guard (a few steps from this marker); Northwoods Sailors (within shouting distance of this marker); McDougall Patent Anchor Capstan (within shouting distance of this marker); Modern Ship Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
Also see . . .
1. Duluth Remembers Massive Storm. (Submitted on October 1, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
2. Coast Guard Medal Award Citations. "CULBERTSON, Edgar Allen, Boatswain’s Mate First Class, USCG (Posthumous Award) Date of Action: 30 April 1967 Date of Award: 17 August 1967 For heroism on the evening of April 30, 1967 while engaged in searching..." (Submitted on June 14, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.)
I am from Duluth, MN; born and raised. Just thought I would let you know I was down at the canal when the Halverson brothers drowned in april of 1967. I saw them that day, all 3 brothers running on the pier jumping the waves. I turned my head for a moment
— Submitted June 10, 2008.
Additional keywords. Halverson brothers
Three Brothers Chapel
Duluth Ship Canal Park
Categories. • Heroes • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 3,392 times since then and 275 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 30, 2007, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.