Gunnar Wennerberg

Gunnar Wennerberg (HMB9I)

Location: Minneapolis, MN 55417 Hennepin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 54.871', W 93° 12.595'

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Swedish Poet, Composer, Educator and Statesman

— 1817 - 1901 —

[In Swedish and English, English version follows]:
Oh God, who rulest fate of nations,
Almighty thou in every land;
Who holdest life and death's privations.
Within the hollow of thy hand,
Whatever punishment thou wieldest
For Svea's sin of yore ?gainst thee,
Endure she will, if thou but shieldest
Her immemorial liberty.

Statue presented to the City of Minneapolis
June 24, 1915 by
Wennerberg Memorial Association.
HM NumberHMB9I
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed1915
Placed ByThe Wennerberg Memorial Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 2:21am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 483430 N 4973475
Decimal Degrees44.91451667, -93.20991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 54.871', W 93° 12.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 54' 52.26" N, 93° 12' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)651, 612
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4901 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis MN 55417, US
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