We-No-Nah (HMXPU)

Location: Winona, MN 55987 Winona County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 3.118', W 91° 38.692'

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Gift of W.J. Landon in memory of
Ida Cone Landon 1900

The Statuary grouping of We-No-Nah and its turtles and pelicans was erected in Central Park on August 26, 1902, and incorporated in Levee Plaza 1977.

We-No-Nah, meaning first born daughter in the Dakota language, is the namesake for our city and county. Legend tells of her love for a simple hunter instead of the warrior chosen by her father, Chief Wahpashaw. Rather than marry a man she didn't love, We-No-Nah climbed to the top of a bluff overlooking the river, proclaimed her true love and jumped to her death.

Donated by Portia Club
Mfg. by Winona Monument Co.
Year Placed1979
Placed ByPortia Club
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 5:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 608552 N 4878537
Decimal Degrees44.05196667, -91.64486667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 3.118', W 91° 38.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 3' 7.08" N, 91° 38' 41.52" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 251-299 Huff St, Winona MN 55987, US
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