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The Winchell Trail

THE WINCHELL TRAIL  MARKED BY THIS BOULDER BROUGHT FROM THE MESABI IRON RANGE WAS NAMED IN HONOR OF THE EMINENT GEOLOGIST NEWTON HORACE WINCHELL WHOSE SCIENTIFIC STUDIES ALONG THIS RIVER PROVIDED A ...

THE WINCHELL TRAIL 
MARKED BY THIS BOULDER BROUGHT FROM 
THE MESABI IRON RANGE 
WAS NAMED IN HONOR OF THE EMINENT GEOLOGIST 
NEWTON HORACE WINCHELL 
WHOSE SCIENTIFIC STUDIES ALONG THIS RIVER 
PROVIDED A MEASURE FOR THE TIME 
SINCE THE GLACIAL PERIOD 
THE EARLY APPRECIATION OF THE 
ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF MINNESOTA'S RESOURCES 
DID MUCH TO PRESERVE FOR THE PEOPLE 
SOME SHORE IN THE STATE'S MINERAL WEALTH




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