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St. Paul, Minnesota: Big Golden Eagle

It used to be perched outside a downtown St. Paul bank. Now it's been gilded gold, and sits outside college tennis courts.

3003 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN
North of the city. From Hwy 51/Snelling Ave. turn west onto Lydia Ave. W., then immediately turn right onto the campus of Northwestern College. Drive straight past the gatehouse, and you'll quickly see the eagle on the left.
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Big Golden Eagle in the snow.

Big Golden Eagle

The Golden Eagle is larger than you would expect the sculpture to be.

[Matt, 12/14/2022]

Big Golden Eagle

The big golden eagle still shines -- needs a bit of a upgrade though. Easy parking.

[TheKGB, 07/25/2021]

Golden Eagle statue.

Giant Golden Eagle

On the campus of Northwestern College in St Paul, MN, there is a large golden eagle statue. It used to sit outside of a bank downtown, and has been relocated here.

[BS Meyer, 05/30/2011]

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