A resource for reliable information about significant people, places, events, and things in Minnesota history.
Statue of Leonidas Merritt in front of the public library in the town of Mountain Iron, 1940. The inscription reads: "Leonidas Merritt, 1844–1926, Pioneer Prospector, Number One of the Seven Iron Men."
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 (Map) • 651-259-3000 © .