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Menahga, Minnesota: Saint Urho: Grasshopper Vanquisher Team Field Report

320 Helsinki Blvd, Menahga, MN
South side of town, in a little park on the east side of US-71. Turn onto Helsinki Blvd and park in the museum lot.
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St. Urho.

Saint Urho: Grasshopper Vanquisher

St. Urho, patron saint of Finland, is honored by a statue recreating his epic battle with giant grasshoppers. Report... [07/12/2020]

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Saint Urho, Grasshopper Chaser

There is a museum sitting on the property, also, that is seasonal.

[Rick Sare, 05/05/2018]

Historical museum.

Saint Urho, Grasshopper Chaser

Don't miss out on the museum! It's across the street from the statue. They are only open until 4:00 everyday so go early!

[Cheryl, 08/24/2016]

The Menahga Area Historical Museum has a plywood cutout Saint Urho photo op set up outside.

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