Category Archives: Congdon

Amerikansuomalaiset – Finnish heritage Americans

Amerikansuomalaiset is the Finnish word for Finnish Americans. Siniristilippu is the Finnish word for the Finnish flag. Duluth is one of the few towns in the United States with a notable Finnish population. I’ve seen this car previously, but just had to take a photo tonight. It was like the car was right in front […]

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Duluth Women’s Club

The Duluth League of Women Voters held an Equali-Tea event at the Duluth Women’ Club on Saturday.  The Women’s Club is an old mansion converted into a clubhouse. It has many beautifully and stately decorated rooms. The club is rented out for many events. Seen here are Girl Scouts who helped serve at the tea.

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The evening sun through stained glass

Evening light shining through stained glass windows between marble columns was stunning on Wednesday evening. This was taken at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary  It’s wonderful that sunlight is with us a little longer in the day. During the service the sun set and the stained glass wasn’t quite as stunning.

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Congdon downed tree

This house is in the Congdon Neighborhood.

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Stone birds in Congdon

A whimsical display on a front yard in the 2300 block of Congdon.

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June brings out the Lupin

The Lupin are blooming. Read more here.

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A mansion window facing Lake Superior

Today I attended a tea, which was held at the the Duluth Women’s Club, and old mansion on East Superior Street. This is one of the rooms. This window has a view of  Lake Superior.

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Wreaths on gate at Sunrise

This photo was actually taken last Friday at the Glensheen Mansion. Notice that there is no snow.

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