In the previous installments of the Paul Bunyan Tour, we covered Minnesota’s Paul Bunyan and Babe statues, as well as his personal effects scattered all across the state. This week we will wrap up the tour by paying a visit to each of Paul’s closest associates, including his dog. Continue reading
As we established last week, HighwayHighlights is home to all things Minnesota Bunyan-related. We covered the ten statues of Paul and his sidekick Babe the Blue Ox, but that is hardly the tip of the iceberg. This week’s installment will focus on the places Paul has been in Minnesota and how you can find them!
We’ve covered Paul Bunyan plenty of times before at HighwayHighlights. After all, Minnesota is the official home of the bearded lumberjack. Sure, other states may attempt to make the claim that they’re the home of the legendary logger; don’t believe the hype. No state has more stories, statues or artifacts than right here in Minnesota. This week we will go over each and every one of the likenesses of Paul Bunyan and Babe The Blue Ox found in our great state, in the first installment of the Minnesota Paul Bunyan Tour!
Located a few miles east of the small town of Zimmerman, MN in central Minnesota, is an old rustic red barn, slowly falling into disrepair. Barns like this aren’t uncommon around the US by any means, but what makes this one interesting is that it’s situated on a small peninsula and slowly sinking into a nearby pond, and one day it will no doubt be gone forever. Continue reading