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Carlton, Minnesota Historical Markers

 
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By K. Linzmeier, June 11, 2011
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Minnesota (Carlton County), Carlton — Geology of MinnesotaJay Cooke State Park
     This point overlooks the St. Louis River Valley. The steeply inclined rocks in the river channel upstream are alternating beds of slates and graywackers of the Thompson Formation thousands of feet thick. . . . — Map (db m44627) HM
Minnesota (Carlton County), Carlton — Henry C. Hornby
540 acres of land southwest of this point, embracing Silver Creek in Jay Cooke State Park are dedicated to the memory of this pioneer civic leader who made great contributions to the establishment and development of this park. Lands donated by . . . — Map (db m53599) HM
Minnesota (Carlton County), Carlton — Josiah B. Scovell
One half mile south of this point lie three islands, known as numbers 1, 2, & 3, in the St. Louis River, which were settled by Josiah Boardman Scovell, original U.S. patentee in 1881, who retained ownership for the balance of his life. Islands . . . — Map (db m53857) HM

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