Ironwood, Michigan: Hiawatha, World's Largest Indian

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Address:
Suffolk St., Ironwood, MI
Directions:
From south: US Hwy 51 north to Hurley. Right on Hwy 77 (Silver St.) into Ironwood. In a few blocks turn right on Suffolk St., which takes you to Hiawatha. From east: US Hwy 2 west into town. Left on Douglas Blvd (Business US Hwy 2). At the T bear right onto Frederick St., then an immediate left onto Suffolk St., which takes you to Hiawatha.
Phone:
906-932-1122
RA Rates:
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Hiawatha statue.

Hiawatha, World's Largest Indian

The biggest of all big Indians -- 52 feet tall -- guards the land route into Michigan's upper peninsula.

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Hiawatha, World's Largest Indian.

Hiawatha, World's Largest Indian

Hiawatha was standing tall when we visited in the summer of 2016. There's an open, grassy area for kids to run around. Plus you can see his butt cheeks, another bonus for the kids.

[Sarah, 04/07/2017]

Hiawatha rear view.

Hiawatha, World's Tallest and Largest Indian

Your description of the world's largest and tallest (fiberglass) Indian misses an important point: this Hiawatha has an an anatomically correct rear end.

[Rick and Freyja Johns, 08/28/2007]

This will sound like lame excuses, but the sun had set, we were tired...and frankly, it just didn't occur to us to examine Hiawatha's bottom. Thanks for your eye for detail!


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