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Area Neighborhoods

Nimrod

Population 70, Nimrod has been immortalized in Nimrod Chronicles: Life in Nimrod, Minnesota by Jerry Mevissen. A landmark is the famous Nimrod Fire Tower. In service for more than 75 years, the tower is 94 feet high and serves as a landmark for canoeists on the Crow Wing River. Nimrod's fire tower with its unusual octagonal crow's nest was the first to be listed in the National Registry. Observers watched over the jack pine forests for miles. A unique site is Stigman's Mound on the Cat River. This rest area and county park was established by the local Grange in honor of Nimrod native Dick Stigman, who pitched in the American League for Cleveland, Minnesota and Boston during the 1960s. Residents celebrate the end of summer during Jubilee Days over the long Labor Day weekend.


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