Frontenac in Goodhue County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The village was renamed Frontenac in 1859 and prospered in fur trading, logging, limestone, and hospitality. Frontenac, an early example of town planning, was named a National Historic District in 1971.
This monument is located in Valhalla Park, a bluff land park that borders the length of Garrard Avenue.
Enjoy historic Frontenac and the timeless solitude it offers its visitors and inhabitants.
Frontenac Heritage Preservation Commission - 2006
Erected 2006 by Frontenac Heritage Preservation Commission.
Location. 44° 31.572′ N, 92° 19.743′ W. Marker is in Frontenac, Minnesota, in Goodhue County. Marker is on County 2 Boulevard (County Road 2) south of Garrard Avenue. Touch for map
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wakondiota Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Beauharnois (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lake Pepin's Shell Game / In Search of Summer (approx. 2.4 miles away); Maiden Rock (approx. 2.7 miles away in Wisconsin); Lake Pepin (approx. 3.9 miles away in Wisconsin); The Sea Wing Disaster (approx. 5.4 miles away); Gold Star Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frontenac.
Also see . . . Frontenac, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 14, 2011.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 548 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 14, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.