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Address: Highway 169, Chisholm, MN 55719
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This statue of an iron miner is 81 feet tall.

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This statue is dedicated to all the miners of the Iron Range. It is a tribute to all the hard work that this area has done to make our country what it is today!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mcdonapa
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Chisholm, Minnesota
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Chisholm, Minnesota
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267 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This statue is dedicated to all the miners of the Iron Range. It is a tribute to all the hard work that this area has done to make our country what it is today!

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Castiglione del Lago, Italy
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

I've loved this, i tell you! An underrated place, i like a lot all the stuffs around here. The statue it's a must, very nice and majestic. You got to see it, trust me.

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Brainerd, Minnesota
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2015

It's just a big statue next to a highway with a parking lot. Not particularly attractive. There's a McDonald's across the street.

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Fitchburg, Wisconsin
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577 reviews
289 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The sign is a little outdated as it is now the fourth tallest free standing monument, but it is still as stunning and huge as I remember as a child. The ground are well kept and we easily found our way with all the directional signage. Perfect place to stop, stretch, and enjoy the monument to local Iron Range history.

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Maui, Hawaii
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466 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Stop and be overwhelmed with the size and detail of this statue. An excellent photos op. Just remember someone Very Big is Watching you take his photo.

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Thank RE M
Port of Spain, Trinidad
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

After a full day in Ely, we made our way back towards Grand Rapids, and stopped off at Chisholm, at the Ironman Statue. It was built in memory of all the miners and their contribution to the construction of America, as well as their efforts towards the struggles of the World Wars. The statues is quite a sight to behold,... More 

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Soldotna, Alaska, United States
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116 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

It is a majestic statue. There is a parking lot there with good access. The plaque there tells the story of the miners. It was very interesting. I use to work in the mines near therer.

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Thank Jerry G
Minnesota
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207 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This is a year round attraction located just outside of town, lets see, it can be sen from miles away, it's brass color standing on a pile of rust, it has a parking lot, used to have a light in his helmet but the bulb burnt out, and lastly, pigeons love it, I hope that was helpful

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Kenyon, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 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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115 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 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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