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Summer Vacation at Arrowwood Resort, Minnesota

by Devin Berglund

Facts & Other Things To Do in Alexandria, Minnesota

Other things to do in Alexandria:

  1. The Runestone Museum - Throughout the summer they have people dressed up in outfits from days long past. It is a great interactive way for kids to learn more about the country they call home. It is believed that Vikings came to Minnesota a long time ago. A runestone (which can be found at this museum) was found on a Minnesota man's land in 1898.
  2. Ole (Owe-ly) the Giant Viking Statue - Minnesotan's are very proud of their Nordic heritage. Ole is just one example of this.

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Minnesota Facts:

State Bird: Loon

State Flower: Ladyslipper

State Fish: Walleye

Capital: St. Paul

Meaning of Minnesota: A Dakota Sioux Indian word for "cloudy water" or "sky water" probably referring to the rivers.

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Devin Berglund is an enthusiast for all things writing. On her free time she enjoys FaceTiming with her fiancé (who currently lives in Australia), traveling, and writing novels.

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