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Iron Man Statue

Chisholm, MN
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Chisholm
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Owner description: This statue of an iron miner is 81 feet tall.
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112 reviews 112 reviews
50 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This impressive 81 foot or some say 3 story high statue is hard to miss, just be sure you don't. It is a wonderful tribute to the iron miners of northern Minnesota, for those who died and for those who worked very hard in a very difficult occupation to provide a very important natural resource to our country.

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Saint Charles
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79 reviews 79 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You can't miss this impressive 3-story tall tribute to Minnesorta iron mining. On a hill above the highway, you can't miss it . What an image in the western sun! There is a wonderful poem there about the Iron Man and all who lived and worked in the industry. Written by a Slovenian immigrant's daughter Veda Ponikvar (a legend herself),... More

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Grey Eagle, Minnesota
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118 attraction reviews
439 helpful votes 439 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a very large memorial statue. It depicts the rugged men who worked and sometimes gave their lives in the iron mines in Northern Minnesota. He stands alone in the middle of a field.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This statue is one of the largest free-standing statues west of the eastern seaboard. It is free to see, located on the edge of a little commuter lot planted with flowers by volunteers along US 169, at the entrance to Minnesota Discovery Center adjacent to the town of Chisholm and a half-block from McDonalds. Nice place to stretch or walk... More

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Chisholm, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It is a must to stop and take a pic with Iron Man, and then scoot across the highway to Discovery World!

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Hibbing, Minnesota, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Small rest area. Right next to McDonalds. Large area for walking, getting out and stretching your legs

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grand rapids, mn
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Great Remembrance of all the Iron Men and a salute to all the workers past and present that keep this area alive. I drive by this statue often, great reminder and a beautiful statue!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

This monument to the miners of the entire iron range stands tall near the western edge of Chisholm, MN across from Iron World. It is huge and cannot be missed as you travel through this area.

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Glendale, Arizona
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63 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Yes, it sure is huge. Enjoyed seeing this massive statue along our way through Chisholm. We would have liked to had time to see the MN Discovery Center too. The Iron Man was good itself, but would have liked to seen more information about him on site. I wonder what possessed them to move it in front of McDonald's. We... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Driving by we had a chuckle about another giant roadside icon. But when we stopped and read the plaques... took a closer look at the statue ... and thought about it ... we were impressed and in awe of the men (past and present) who worked Minnesota's Iron Range. And then we took a drive through Chisholm ... a nice... More

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