Hastings in Dakota County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Mighty Miss
The Great River
Source: Lake Itasca MN 552 River Miles
Mouth: Gulf of Mexico 1788 River Miles
This natural water highway made possible many of man's experiences on the North American continent. The Hastings Levee served as a port when people and commerce relied on water transport. This mooring ring is a reminder of the River's golden era.
Hazel Jacobsen Theel
Erected 1999 by Hazel Jacobsen Theel.
Location. 44° 44.734′ N, 92° 51.033′ W. Marker is in Hastings, Minnesota, in Dakota County. Marker can be reached from 1st Street near Ramsey Street. Touch for map. Marker is along the Mississippi River in Veteranís Memorial Levee Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hastings MN 55033, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial Levee (within shouting distance of this marker); Spiral Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Hastings Spiral Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Hastings Grows American Legion Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Develops (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Steamboats, Trains, and Barges (about 500 feet away); Going with the Flow (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings.
Also see . . .
1. Hastings, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 3, 2011.)
2. The Mississippi Flood of 1965. (Submitted on October 3, 2011.)
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.