Lake City in Wabasha County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The First Settler
Location. 44° 27.106′ N, 92° 15.96′ W. Marker is in Lake City, Minnesota, in Wabasha County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street and East Chestnut Street, on the left when traveling south on Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is at Ohuta Park (City Beach). Marker is in this post office area: Lake City MN 55041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Louis McCahill Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Star Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Lake Pepin: Birthplace of Waterskiing (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Very Old Fish Story (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Sea Wing Disaster (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Fort St. Antoine (approx. 2.3 miles away in Wisconsin); Maiden Rock (approx. 3.6 miles away in Wisconsin); Lake Pepin's Shell Game / In Search of Summer (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
Also see . . .
1. City of Lake City, Minnesota. Lake City History. (Submitted on January 30, 2012.)
2. Lake City Historical Society. (Submitted on January 30, 2012.)
3. Smithsonian Institution. Wave. "The fountain is a memorial to the beginnings of water skiing and to Ralph Samuelson, the father of water skiing." (Submitted on January 30, 2012.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.