Original Historic SiteBelle Prairie, meaning, "beautiful prairie," was named by French fur traders and voyageurs. It was organized as a township on March 25, 1859. Belle Prairie was the home of the first school in Morrison County started in 1849 by Frederick Ayer. Belle Prairie is the home of Holy Family Parish, one of the oldest Catholic parishes in Minnesota.
|Placed By||Morrison County, Minnesota|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 at 11:06pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 396490 N 5098700|
|Decimal Degrees||46.03405000, -94.33760000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 46° 2.043', W 94° 20.256'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||46° 2' 2.58" N, 94° 20' 15.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18828-18888 Riverwood Dr, Little Falls MN 56345, US|
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