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Near Marine on St. Croix in Washington County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William O'Brien State Park

 
 
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By Keith L, June 11, 2011
1. William O'Brien State Park Marker
Inscription. William O'Brien State Park was established in 1945 with a donation to the State of Minnesota of 180 acres by Alice O'Brien. This gift was given in memory of her father William O'Brien, who was a pioneer lumberman.

This marker is dedicated to Alice O'Brien, whose foresight and generosity helped to preserve this park on the St. Croix River for future generations to enjoy.
 
Location. 45° 13.501′ N, 92° 45.929′ W. Marker is near Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Saint Croix Trail North (State Highway 95) 1.5 miles north of Chestnut Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located beyond the park entrance at the the park office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16821 O'Brien Trail North, Marine on Saint Croix MN 55047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Marine Township Hall (approx. 1.7 miles away); Marine (approx. 1.9 miles away); Technological Revolution (approx. 1.9 miles away); Boom, Then Bust (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Marine (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Pineries are Gone
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By Keith L, June 11, 2011
2. William O'Brien State Park Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Marine Mill Site (approx. 1.9 miles away); Powerhouse and Kiln (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marine on St. Croix.
 
Also see . . .
1. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. William O'Brien State Park. (Submitted on February 23, 2012.) 

2. William O'Brien State Park. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on February 23, 2012.) 

3. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. William O'Brien State Park information and map. (Submitted on February 23, 2012.) 
 
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William O'Brien State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 11, 2011
3. William O'Brien State Park Marker
Park Office
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By Keith L, June 11, 2011
4. William O'Brien State Park Sign
Park Entrance
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By Keith L, June 11, 2011
5. William O'Brien State Park
Lake Alice
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By Keith L, June 11, 2011
6. William O'Brien State Park Map
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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