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Address: Hatton, ND

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Visit the home of a true adventurer

Small town with great museum dedicated to it's hometown boy made good. Carl Ben Eielson. He was one of the first to fly the arctc

Reviewed 29 July 2013
Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Small town with great museum dedicated to it's hometown boy made good. Carl Ben Eielson. He was one of the first to fly the arctc

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Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviewed 9 December 2012

Carl Ben Eielson was an aviation pioneer who spent most of his life in Alaska. Eielson is essentially the person who expanded aviation across that state, long before it was a state. In Alaska, Carl Ben is a well-known name with many schools and public places named after him. Interestingly, upon his death, he was returned to his native state... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

The memorial to aviation hero Carl Ben Eielson, who hailed from Hatton, North Dakota, is located a mile north of town on Hwy 18. Look for St. John's Cemetery on the west side of the road, and the big archway over the entrance is the Eielson memorial. Eielson and other family members are buried straight ahead just inside the arch.... More 

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