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Beltrami County Minnesota Historical Markers

 
Marker detail: Beltrami County Boundaries image, Touch for more information
Marker detail: Beltrami County Boundaries
Minnesota (Beltrami County), Bemidji — Beltrami County History
Beltrami County was established by an act of the state legislature on February 28, 1866. The first post office in the county was established in Red Lake in 1875. The first homesteader in the county was Joachim Cyr at Little Turtle Lake in . . . — Map (db m131652) HM
Minnesota (Beltrami County), Bemidji — Historic Beltrami Camp
Beltrami Camp was built in 1942 by the Works Progress Administration. It was a popular gathering place for family reunions and civic groups. The only remaining building from the Beltrami Camp is the Dining Hall. Today it is still used by the Girl . . . — Map (db m136149) HM
Minnesota (Beltrami County), Bemidji — Paul Bunyan and Babe
The statues of Paul Bunyan and Babe were both built in 1937 in connection with a January Winter Carnival. The 18-foot Paul weighs two-and-one-half tons and stands above five tons of concrete footings. Babe was originally built to be mobile, covered . . . — Map (db m131670) HM
Minnesota (Beltrami County), Turtle River — Native American Fishing on the Turtle River A Fishing Camp
Near this spot, archaeologists found evidence for a Native American fishing camp. Pottery from the camp indicates that people lived here at various times between 3,000 and 600 years ago during what is known as the Woodland Period. Harvested . . . — Map (db m135890) HM
Minnesota (Beltrami County), Turtle River — Pottery Types of the Turtle River and Three Island Lake Pottery of the Past Provides Clues
Pieces of pottery and other artifacts tell archaeologists that Native Americans have lived along the shores of the Turtle River and Three Island Lake for thousands of years. Because the ways in which Native Americans decorated and made their pottery . . . — Map (db m135881) HM

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