Bemidji, Minnesota: Chief Bemidji Statue

Chief Bemidji, namesake of the city, is overshadowed by Paul Bunyan and Babe who stand just down the street. The colorful statue, made of wood and concrete, was built by a retired lumberjack in 1952.
Address:
Bemidji Ave. N., Bemidji, MN
Directions:
Downtown, on the lake side of Hwy 197/Bemidji Ave., directly across the street from the gas station at the corner of Bemidji Ave. and 4th St.
Phone:
218-759-0164
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Chief Bemidji Statue: For a hundred years a statue of Chief Bemidji has stood in his namesake city of Bemidji, Minnesota. The current Chief has looked out over Lake Bemidjigamaug since 1952, replacing an earlier model that had fallen apart. [03/22/2010] Complete Story...

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