You’ll Fall In Love With This Quiet Minnesota Town That Has More Gnomes Than People
Here in Minnesota, we have many towns and cities that are known for a variety of things. Minneapolis is the City of Lakes. Anoka is known for being the birthplace of Halloween. And a tiny prairie town called Dawson is known for its vast collection of gnomes. In fact, there are so many that there might just be more gnomes than people. Read on to learn all about this charming little town.
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To read more about the city of Dawson, check out their website. And to learn more about the town’s gnome tradition, check out the Gnometown USA website.
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 19 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at [email protected] or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
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