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Carl Ben Eielson Memorial Arch

Hatton, ND
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Hatton
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Portland,ND
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Small town with great museum dedicated to it's hometown boy made good. Carl Ben Eielson. He was one of the first to fly the arctc

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Fargo, North Dakota
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Carl Ben Eielson was an aviation pioneer who spent most of his life in Alaska. Eielson is essentially the person who expanded aviation across that state, long before it was a state. In Alaska, Carl Ben is a well-known name with many schools and public places named after him. Interestingly, upon his death, he was returned to his native state... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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119 reviews 119 reviews
30 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The memorial to aviation hero Carl Ben Eielson, who hailed from Hatton, North Dakota, is located a mile north of town on Hwy 18. Look for St. John's Cemetery on the west side of the road, and the big archway over the entrance is the Eielson memorial. Eielson and other family members are buried straight ahead just inside the arch.... More

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