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Duluth in St. Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Leif Erikson

 
 
Leif Erikson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
1. Leif Erikson Marker
Inscription.
Leif Erikson
Discoverer of America
1000 A. D.
sponsored and erected by the
Norwegian American League
of
Duluth, Minnesota
and
Popular Subscription
presented to the City of Duluth, Minnesota
August 25, 1956.

Designed and executed by
John Karl Daniels
sculptor.
 
Erected 1956 by Norwegian American League, Popular Subscription.
 
Location. 46° 47.852′ N, 92° 4.922′ W. Marker is in Duluth, Minnesota, in St. Louis County. Marker is on North Shore Scenic Drive south of 12th Avenue East, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Leif Erikson Park, atop the Interstate 35 Rose Garden Tunnel. Marker is in this post office area: Duluth MN 55802, 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 History of the Duluth Rose Garden (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jay Cooke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trotman Folding Stock Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Determined Mariner
Viking Fest image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 16, 1995
2. Viking Fest
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Modern Ship Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Capstan (approx. 1.3 miles away); Modern Ship Propeller (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Duluth.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Leif Erikson. Erikson's life before his voyage, his journey to the New World, and the time he spent on foreign soil. (Submitted on March 17, 2008.) 
 
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Viking Fest image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 16, 1995
3. Viking Fest
Leif Erikson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
4. Leif Erikson Marker
Fountain at Nearby Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
5. Fountain at Nearby Rose Garden
The rose garden and the Leif Erikson marker are constructed above Interstate 35, which runs beneath in a cut-and-cover tunnel under the park.
Park Pedestrian Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
6. Park Pedestrian Bridge
View of Lake Superior from Park image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 27, 2007
7. View of Lake Superior from Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,361 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 17, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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