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    Korean Veterans Memorial

    Dedicated on August 21, 2003, the Korean Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served in the Korean conflict. Learn about Duluth’s B Company, a highly decorated group of local soldiers, most of whom served in combat. The memorial is illuminated and especially poignant at night.

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    Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    Tom’s Logging Camp

    We have restored the past for your pleasure and education in Tom’s Logging Camp. Our camp offers an authentic duplicate of a typical Northern Minnesota Logging Camp, with all the building and articles, original tools and equipment from that by-gone era.

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    5797 North Shore Drive
    Duluth, Minnesota 55804
    (218) 525-3776 www.tomsloggingcamp.com

    Veterans Evergreen Memorial Highway

    A colorful alternative to I-35, the Veteran’s Memorial Highway follows the scenic St. Louis River from Duluth to Askov through Jay Cooke and Banning State Parks. It’s a perfect “Sunday Drive” any day of the week.

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    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    A tribute to the brave men and women who died and to those who have not yet returned, this solemn memorial offers a place of healing for veterans and their families. As the sun rises over Lake Superior, each name on the wall is illuminated, and as it sets, a beacon is aimed skyward-like the flashlight of a lost soldier showing our veterans the way home.

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    Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    Duluth Children’s Museum

    2125 W Superior St, Duluth, Minnesota 55806

    (218) 733-7543 www.duluthplay.org

    Fitger’s Museum

    600 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    (218) 772-0410 www.fitgers.com

    Glensheen Historic Estate

    3300 London Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55804

    (218) 726-8921 www.glensheen.org

    Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum

    902 East First Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55805

    218-728-0630 duluthkarpelesmuseum.org

    Korean Veterans Memorial

    Lakeplace Park, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    Dedicated on August 21, 2003, the Korean Veterans Memorial honors the men and women who served in the Korean conflict. Learn about Duluth’s B Company, a highly decorated group of local soldiers, most of whom served in combat. The memorial is illuminated and especially poignant at night.

    Lake Superior Railroad Museum

    506 West MichiganStreet, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    (218) 733-7590 www.lsrm.org

    North Shore Scenic Railroad

    506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    (218) 722-1273

    All aboard! Take a ride on one of the North Shore Scenic Railroad’s historic passenger cars to relive the golden age of railroad travel. The NSSR offers daily train rides from Memorial Day to mid-October.

    www.duluthtrains.com

    Tom’s Logging Camp

    5797 North Shore Drive, Duluth, Minnesota 55804

    (218) 525-3776

    We have restored the past for your pleasure and education in Tom’s Logging Camp. Our camp offers an authentic duplicate of a typical Northern Minnesota Logging Camp, with all the building and articles, original tools and equipment from that by-gone era.

    www.tomsloggingcamp.com

    Veterans Evergreen Memorial Highway

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    A colorful alternative to I-35, the Veteran’s Memorial Highway follows the scenic St. Louis River from Duluth to Askov through Jay Cooke and Banning State Parks. It’s a perfect “Sunday Drive” any day of the week.

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Lakeplace Park, Duluth, Minnesota 55802

    A tribute to the brave men and women who died and to those who have not yet returned, this solemn memorial offers a place of healing for veterans and their families. As the sun rises over Lake Superior, each name on the wall is illuminated, and as it sets, a beacon is aimed skyward-like the flashlight of a lost soldier showing our veterans the way home.

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