“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 Embarrass, 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
Embarrass 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), Embarrass — Alma Norha Playhouse
This log playhouse was constructed about 1902 by Juha Tupanen Norha for nine year old Alma. Alma, her mother, Maria, and her grandmother, Elizabeth, arrived in Embarrass from Finland in 1901 to join her father, Samuel, at his homestead cabin. . . . Map (db m107202) HM
2Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Embarrass — Apostolic Lutheran Church
Woodsmen and railroaders comprised the sparse population of the Embarrass area until the late 1800s, when a permanent community was established by Finnish immigrants. In 1905, Embarrass Township was incorporated, and the Finnish settlers began to . . . Map (db m127864) HM
3Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Embarrass — Embarrass Co-op
The Embarrass Cooperative Association was formed in 1909 by a small group of residents in response to economic insecurity and low prices for their produce. It sold food, supplies, clothing, hardware, and even forest and farm products on behalf of . . . Map (db m127865) HM
4Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Embarrass — Hanka Homestead
Times were tough in the life of an immigrant farmer in northeastern Minnesota. Subsistence farming was a way of life that had gone on for centuries in Finland. Immigrants knew what was needed to survive in the harsh climate of the area. All family . . . Map (db m127866) HM
5Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Embarrass — Nelimark Sauna
The most characteristic feature of the Finnish homestead is the sauna (pronounced "sow-na"), a place for family and friends to share what they considered to be the "well spring" of life and health. To Finnish homesteaders, the sauna was more than . . . Map (db m127862) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022