This Abandoned Mine In Minnesota Has Transformed Into A Natural Oasis
By Betsy Rathburn|Published January 10, 2019
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
Anyone who knows a little about Minnesota history is aware of the many mines that mark northern Minnesota. Some of these Iron Range mines are still operating, but others are long abandoned. One of those abandoned mines is Hill Annex, a century-old mine north of Calumet in Itasca County, Minnesota. Read on to learn about this mine-turned-natural-oasis and its fascinating history.