“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 Shevlin, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Clearwater 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> Clearwater County, MN (10) Becker County, MN (11) Beltrami County, MN (17) Hubbard County, MN (1) Mahnomen County, MN (1) Pennington County, MN (1) Polk County, MN (5)  ClearwaterCounty(10) Clearwater County (10)  BeckerCounty(11) Becker County (11)  BeltramiCounty(17) Beltrami County (17)  HubbardCounty(1) Hubbard County (1)  MahnomenCounty(1) Mahnomen County (1)  PenningtonCounty(1) Pennington County (1)  PolkCounty(5) Polk County (5)
Bagley is the county seat for Clearwater County
Shevlin is in Clearwater County
      Clearwater County (10)  
      Becker County (11)  
      Beltrami County (17)  
      Hubbard County (1)  
      Mahnomen County (1)  
      Pennington County (1)  
      Polk County (5)  
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1 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Douglas Lodge1905
. . . Map (db m155677) HM
2 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Itasca LakeSource of the Mississippi River
Discovered by Henry R. Schoolcraft from the summit of this hill July 13, 1832 This tablet is placed by the Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Minnesota 1924Map (db m155676) HM
3 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Itasca State Park Centennial1891 - 1991
The name "Itasca" was coined specifically from the Latin words "Veritas caput" -- literally meaning "true head" -- by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft in 1832. Led by Ozawindib, an Ojibwe guide who knew the upper reaches of the Mississippi River and its . . . Map (db m71470) HM
4 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Old Northwest TerritoryThe First Colony of the United States
Herein, under the Ordinance of 1787, began the westward expansion of this nation • The American Bill of Rights first nationally recognized • Human slavery prohibited • Primogeniture abolished • And the great new principle of colonies becoming equal . . . Map (db m155672) HM
5 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Patterson's Homestead
Acquiring a Homestead David S. Patterson came to Itasca in 1889. Patterson made claim to 152 acres, which included the Headwaters of the Mississippi. He purchased the land in 1891 for $191. Patterson's cabin was north of McMullen's cabin near . . . Map (db m155671) HM
6 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Search for the Mississippi's Source
The romantic 19th century quest for the source of the Mississippi river brought many explorers — among them Zebulon Pike, Lewis Cass, and Giacomo Beltrami — to northern Minnesota. The search ended when Ojibwe chief Ozawindib guided Henry . . . Map (db m155665) HM
7 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Theodore and Johanna Wegmann
Built their pioneer home at this place in 1893, one building being used as a store and post office. An act of the Minnesota Legislature in 1945 authorized acquisition of the homestead as an addition to Itasca State Park. Dedicated in grateful . . . Map (db m155673) HM
8 Minnesota, Clearwater County, Shevlin — Wegmann Store Replica
This replica of the original Wegmann Store was built in 1977 as part of an ongoing summer crafts program to demonstrate log cabin construction. The replica was built by craftsperson Christopher Alpine from Lengby, Minnesota. While the original . . . Map (db m155674) HM
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Jun. 20, 2024