Manitou Days
June 14 - July 4, 2018

Manitou Days

White Bear Lake celebrates 50+ years of fun in the sun!

Past Locations

Where has the Medallion been hidden?

1980- Four Seasons Park, White Bear Township; hidden on ground by ball field.
1981- Memorial Beach, White Bear Lake; placed on the ground by the pavilion
1982- Ramaley Park, White Bear Lake; placed in a bush by playground equipment
1983- Mariner High School (South Campus), White Bear Lake; placed in high grass near Gall School
1984- Podvin Park, White Bear Lake; placed in a bush near the pavilion
1985- Clark Avenue, White Bear Lake; placed on the ground near the library
1986- Lakewood Hills Park, White Bear Lake; placed in the tall grass near a pond.
1987- Vadnais Heights Elementary School, Vadnais Heights; hidden on the ground behind the backstop of a ballfield.  
1988- Bellaire Beach, White Bear Township; placed in a small mound of sand near the pavilion.
1989- Mead Park, White Bear Township; hidden beneath an oak tree along Dillon St.
1990 – Sunrise Park Middle School, WBL; placed on ground near football practice equipment

1991 – Bloomquist Park, Birchwood; placed on the ground near the tennis courts

1992 – Matoska Park, WBL; placed on the ground near the gazebo

1993 – Wedgewood Park, Mahtomedi; placed on the ground

1994 – Four Seasons Park, White Bear Township; placed on the ground near swing

1995 – Lakewood Hills Park, WBL; placed in the low branches of an oak tree near ballfields

1996 – Bellaire Park, White Bear Township; placed in the hole of an oak tree

1997 – First St & Clark Ave, WBL; placed at the base of a green mailbox

1998 – Bald Eagle Park, White Bear Township; placed in a plastic bag and slid under a slanted tree

1999 – Wildwood Park, Mahtomedi; slid into a bed of moss near Lost Lake

2000 – West Park, WBL; wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in broken charcoal and placed at the base of a grill

2001 – Central Park Middle School, WBL; wedged between two rocks and placed under a wooden bridge near Bloom Avenue

2002 – Rotary Farm Nature Preserve, WBL; slipped into a Dr. Pepper bottle and paced out from a wooden deck

2003 – Podvin Park, WBL; medallion had a hole drilled in it and, using fishing line, was lowered into a storm drain

2004 – Bossard Park, WBL; wrapped in double-sided tape, rolled in sand and placed in playground area

2005 – Jack Yost Park, WBL; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and put 103 paces from a V-shaped tree

2006 – Lion’s Park, WBL; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in shrubs near restrooms

2007 – Ramsey County Beach, WBL; placed in a bag and thrown into high weeds between the parking lot and Highway 96

2008 – Wedgewood Park, Mahtomedi; slipped into moss growing on a fallen tree near the pond

2009 – Memorial Beach, WBL; placed behind a large landscaping rock

2010 – Polar Lakes Park, White Bear Township; wrapped with blades of tall grass and placed on a hill overlooking the ball fields

2011 – Moon Lake Park, White Bear Township; wrapped in toilet paper and hidden in a rotted stump

2012 – Historic Train Depot, WBL; placed in a fake stone made out of modeling clay and placed in bushes north of depot

2013 – Rutherford Park, White Bear Township; attached to a piece of driftwood and placed on beach

2014 – Varney Lake Park, WBL; placed inside of a fake raccoon skin hat wit the hair matted and placed in the high weeds
2015- Fox Hollow Park, WBL; stuffed into the hole of a tree and held up with a false bottom

2016- Railroad Park, WBL; spiked into the ground beneath a large blue spruce
2017 - TBD!!


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