Fountain, Minnesota: Two-Headed Calf, Padlock of Viking Leif Ericson

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Fillmore County History Center

Address:
202 County Rd 8, Fountain, MN
Directions:
In the museum at the Fillmore County History Center. On the south edge of town, on the south side of County Rd 8 just east of its intersection with US 52.
Hours:
M-Sa 9 am - 4 pm (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
507-268-4449
Admission:
Museum: free; Genealogy Lib. $5
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Two-Headed Calf, Padlock of Viking Leif Ericson

The freak (dead) calf was donated by a local farmer in 1996. The celebrity Viking padlock is estimated to be a thousand years old and was owned by another local farmer, who used it to lock his barn.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [03/06/2013]

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Fillmore County History Center.

Two-Headed Calf, Padlock of Viking Leif Ericson

This unassuming building hides tens of thousands of items donated from the surrounding community. It's a must-stop if you are at all interested in history, gadgets, or just want to be entertained. They have an amazing tractor collection, and a wood-burning pickup truck.

[LamFam, 07/12/2021]

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