Tag: Green Space

Enger Tower, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Enger Tower in Enger Park. The city of Duluth aquired the park land between 1891 and 1928. The 70 foot tall, six story tower cost $30,000 to build, and is 583 feet above Lake Superior. You can see 31.4 miles on a clear day. It has a 10 foot conical shaped beacon light at the top with 32 vertical tubes. Norwegian businessman Bert Enger (1864-1931) left his $185,000 estate to the city and selected charitable organizations. One third, or $61,000, was to be used for the memorial tower located at 16th Avenue West and Skyline Parkway Drive [...]

Wheeler Field, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Wheeler Field and playground at 3501 Grand Avenue with its baseball diamonds and tennis courts. Henry Wakeman Wheeler (1821-1906) a first settler, arrived in Duluth in April of 1855; a 28 acre tract of land between 34-37 Avenue West and Grand Avenue was named Wheeler Field for him. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

Indian Point Campground, Duluth, Minnesota

Aerial view of Duluth Parks Department Indian Point Campground at Indian Point Park at 7500 Pulaski Street near 68th Avenue West or 7408 Grand Avenue today. It is very near the St. Louis River Western Waterfront and Willard Munger Trails. There are 70 camping spots. ~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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