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Historical Markers in Itasca County, Minnesota

 
Clickable Map of Itasca County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Itasca County, MN (4) Aitkin County, MN (10) Beltrami County, MN (13) Cass County, MN (6) Koochiching County, MN (2) St. Louis County, MN (118)  ItascaCounty(4) Itasca County (4)  AitkinCounty(10) Aitkin County (10)  BeltramiCounty(13) Beltrami County (13)  CassCounty(6) Cass County (6)  KoochichingCounty(2) Koochiching County (2)  SaintLouisCounty(118) Saint Louis County (118)
Grand Rapids is the county seat for Itasca County
Adjacent to Itasca County, Minnesota
      Aitkin County (10)  
      Beltrami County (13)  
      Cass County (6)  
      Koochiching County (2)  
      Saint Louis County (118)  
 
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1Minnesota (Itasca County), Deer River — Upper Mississippi River Headwaters ProjectLake Winnibigoshish Dam and Reservoir — Constructed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District —
On County Highway 9, on the right when traveling west.
The Corps of Engineers dates back to the Revolutionary War. On June 16, 1775, the day before the Battle of Bunker Hill, the Continental Congress appointed a Chief Engineer and two assistants for the Grand Army; a few years later, in 1779, Congress . . . Map (db m189200) HM
2Minnesota (Itasca County), Grand Rapids — Minnesota Territory 1849-1858 / Itasca County Takes Shape
On Northeast 4th Street (U.S. 2) at Northeast 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Northeast 4th Street.
Minnesota Territory 1849-1858 (marker side 1) On March 3, 1849, during his last hours in office. President James K. Polk signed a bill adding a new name to the American political landscape — Minnesota Territory. A vast . . . Map (db m126662) HM
3Minnesota (Itasca County), Marcell — Day Lake CCC CampBuilding a Better America — Edge of the Wilderness National Scenic Byway —
Near Edge of the Wilderness Scenic Byway (State Highway 38 at milepost 19), on the left when traveling north.
An important chapter of American history took place here. First, the Day Lake CCC camp provided jobs. Later, it held prisoners of war. American's First Major Conservation Program At the height of the Great Depression, President . . . Map (db m207864) HM
4Minnesota (Itasca County), Squaw Lake — The Original Cut Foot Sioux Ranger Station
Near Hatchery Road, 0.5 miles east of Minnesota State Highway 46.
The Original Cut Foot Sioux Ranger Station is one of the oldest surviving buildings in the eastern Forest Service region. Constructed in 1908, it is the first ranger station established on the east side of the Chippewa National Forest. At that time, . . . Map (db m95148) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022