Historical Marker Series

Duluth, Minnesota Skyline Drive Commemorative Plaques

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DULUTH-SUPERIOR HARBOR Duluth-Superior harbor is the westernmost terminus of the St. Lawrence Seaway and the world's most inland seaport. Harbor commerce began when Daniel Greysolon Sieur Du Luht portaged across Minnesota Point in 1679 where the Duluth A…
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RICE'S POINT Rice's Point separates Duluth-Superior's outer from it's inner harbor, and is a focal point of Duluth's industrial activity. Many of the city's bridges can be seen, among them the Aerial Lift Bridge to the left, the John A. Blatnik Bridge st…
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THE SKYLINE PARKWAY As you face Lake Superior, you will find that the eastern access to the Skyline Parkway, a 30-mile drive along the rim of the hills overlooking Duluth and Lake Superior, begins here to your right on the left bank of the Lester River. …
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ONEOTA Originally the area below was called Oneota, one of several early towns which survived to form modern Duluth. Oneota was the site of the first sawmill in the region, built in 1855 at the present site of the iron ore docks. Among the early resident…
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Lake Superior The largest body of fresh water in the world, 380 miles long and 160 miles across. With a maximum depth of 1300 feet, Lake Superior occupies a basin cut 600 million years ago by a receding glacier. The shoreline of the original "Glacial Lak…
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