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Paul Wellstone Memorial & Historic Site

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A Fitting Memorial

Unless you are familiar with the life and times of Senator Wellstone, from the green bus to his... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
viking226
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Minnesota
Rural, rustic.

This is as close as one can get to the Wellstone crash site. It is a few miles off of US 53 on... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Zotty8
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Eveleth, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Unless you are familiar with the life and times of Senator Wellstone, from the green bus to his tireless fights for equality and fairness, this may not mean much. Come and enjoy the solitude. And say a little prayer

Thank viking226
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is as close as one can get to the Wellstone crash site. It is a few miles off of US 53 on Bodas Road. Worth the drive. There is a path through the woods with memorial stones and excellent information about Paul and Sheila...More

Thank Zotty8
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Not too well kept up. There are a couple short trails one with a fallen tree in the way and some memorial rocks and other information about the former Senator. The trail to the crash site is overgrown and probably full of ticks and mosquitos...More

Thank MandySSS
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I visit here quite often. It's always quiet here in the middle of the woods. The site is a short 3 mile drive off of US 53. It's easy to miss because the signage is minimal. The walking path has great info on the life...More

2  Thank Zotty8
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very much enjoyed visiting this site enjoying the walk through the woods and remembering the many things about Paul Wellstone.

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Very pretty setting and contemplative. Kind of eerie when you get close to the site. I do wish to the trail went closer to the ceash site. You can stand about 2000 feet from the actual site where the plane went down. You can see...More

Thank Martyn G
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I always stop here when I am on the Range. It is beautifully constructed with signs about PW and seating at various areas as you walk through the forest. Tributes to his family and staff who died as well. Very moving.

1  Thank OtooleQuinlan
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Don't expect anything fancy... the Wellstone Memorial is simple and unadorned. It is beautiful and a nice place for reflection on the life of those lost. Tucked into a wooded area near the crash site, each person who died that day is represented with a...More

2  Thank Kiki1963_10
Reviewed 2 December 2012

I was really impressed with the way this memorial was done. It told Senator Wellstone's story and presented his views very well, without being overly political. Any Minnesotan of either party should visit this memorial.

3  Thank Kathy0726
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Located near the crash site, but down the road from where it actually happened, nice memorial to the victims of that tragic day (nothing on the crew when I was there), to learn more about the Senator, you will still need to research on your...More

1  Thank 206driver
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