Lake George, Minnesota: The Original Wigwam

A teepee-shaped building that's been a souvenir gift shop for decades, selling Indian crafts and handmade items.

Address:
Lake George, MN
Directions:
Junction of US Hwy 71 and County Rd 4. 10 miles north of Emmaville.
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Log cabin U.S. Post Office.

The Original Wigwam

Check out U.S. Post Office (log cabin) across the street.

[Jhill, 10/13/2020]

Wigwam.

The Wigwam

In the tiny town of Lake George sits an amazing structure proudly proclaiming itself "The Original Wigwam." Is it a wigwam? Is it a teepee? and why is it covered in shingles painted with local wild animals? The world may never know as it looks pretty deserted.

[LamFam, 06/17/2017]

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