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Crow Wing County Minnesota Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
All Veterans Memorial
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Brainerd — All Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m78407) WM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Brainerd — Carnegie Library
This building was presented to the City of Brainerd by Andrew Carnegie Anno Domini, 1904. — Map (db m78408) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Brainerd — First N. P. Depot1871 Historic Site 1971
[Title is text] — Map (db m78409) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Brainerd — Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower
Official Minnesota Historic Site Built 1919-1922 Renovated 1974 Dedication July 4, 1974 — Map (db m78410) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Deerwood — The Cuyuna Range
Named for entrepreneur Cuyler Adams and his faithful dog Una, the Cuyuna Ranges lies at the westernmost edge of a ring of iron ore that circles Lake Superior. The smallest of Minnesota’s three northern iron ranges, the Cuyuna was also the last to be . . . — Map (db m43934) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Fort Ripley — Fort Ripley
The establishment of Fort Ripley in 1848 represents the U.S. government’s effort to establish control on the northern frontier. Construction began on the west bank of the Mississippi River across from this point a year before Minnesota became a . . . — Map (db m43935) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Garrison — Lake Mille Lacs Walleye
Legend has it this walleye was caught by Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox after a three day struggle. Paul finally wrapped his line around Babe's horns and Babe pulled the fish out of Lake Mille Lacs and up onto Garrison Beach. — Map (db m78403) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Garrison — Mille Lacs Lake
Names from the fur traders' phrase "The Thousand Lakes Region." This lake is 1250 feet above sea level and covers about 200 square miles. It formerly included much low ground and several adjacent lakes. When visited by Du Luth in 1679, Sioux . . . — Map (db m78405) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Garrison — William A. Tauer
This memorial erected in honor of William A. Tauer who sacrificed his life to save others during the storm on Mille Lacs Lake June 10, 1927 — Map (db m78406) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Nisswa — Lake Hubert Depot
The only open-air railway station remaining in the U.S.A. built in 1896 by the Northern Pacific Railway preserved and maintained through the cooperation of local and summer residents. 1969 — Map (db m126145) HM
Minnesota (Crow Wing County), Nisswa — The Present Location of the Lake Hubert Depot
The depot had its birth in 1896, and was slated for demolition when the railroad discontinued service to the Lake Hubert region. It has been preserved through the cooperative efforts of Lake Hubert residents. Mr. Hugh McCaffrey, who ran the Lake . . . — Map (db m126147) HM

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