“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Saint Louis County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> St. Louis County, MN (118) Aitkin County, MN (10) Carlton County, MN (10) Itasca County, MN (4) Koochiching County, MN (2) Lake County, MN (60) Douglas County, WI (22)  SaintLouisCounty(118) Saint Louis County (118)  AitkinCounty(10) Aitkin County (10)  CarltonCounty(10) Carlton County (10)  ItascaCounty(4) Itasca County (4)  KoochichingCounty(2) Koochiching County (2)  LakeCounty(60) Lake County (60)  DouglasCountyWisconsin(22) Douglas County (22)
Duluth is the county seat for Saint Louis County
Hoyt Lakes is in Saint Louis County
      Saint Louis County (118)  
      Aitkin County (10)  
      Carlton County (10)  
      Itasca County (4)  
      Koochiching County (2)  
      Lake County (60)  
      Douglas County, Wisconsin (22)  
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1Minnesota, Saint Louis County, Hoyt Lakes — Edmund J. LongyearThe Mesabi Pioneer — 1890 - 1990 —
On County Road 666, on the right when traveling north.
On June 3rd, 1890, E.J. Longyear at this site completed to a depth of 1293 ft., the first diamond drill test hole for iron ore in the state of Minnesota Dedicated to the memory of Dorthea and Richard P. LongyearMap (db m106643) HM
2Minnesota, Saint Louis County, Hoyt Lakes — First Diamond Drill Hole in the State of Minnesota
On County Road 666, on the right when traveling north.
Approximately 1,400 feet from this point, the first diamond drill hole in the state of Minnesota was sunk in 1890. E. J. Longyear began drilling June 3, 1890 and completed operations on the hole December 9, 1890. Reaching a depth of 1293 feet, . . . Map (db m106642) HM
3Minnesota, Saint Louis County, Hoyt Lakes — Longyear Drill Site
Near County Road 666.
On May 27, 1890 E.J. Longyear established a tent camp for his crew and himself near the tripod of the drill. He brought his bride to the drill site in September 1890. Constructed on the hill was a two room building made of rough pine boards from a . . . Map (db m106640) HM
4Minnesota, Saint Louis County, Hoyt Lakes — This Piece of Rock
Near County Road 666.
This piece of rock is from the lower part of the Upper Slaty Member-Biwabik Formation. The rock consists of thin wavy beds of magnetite—magnetic, black fine grained argillite & irregular shaped pods or lenses of chert/silicate. This rock is . . . Map (db m106645)
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Mar. 22, 2023