Mount Josephine (Minnesota)
Mount Josephine from a way side overlook on MN 61E scenic highway in Grand Portage, Minnesota, U.S.
|Elevation||1,342 ft (409 m) |
|Location||Cook County, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sawtooth Mountains|
The mountain was named in honor of a young woman, Josephine Godfrey of Detroit, Michigan, who led a party of young friends on a daylong excursion from Grand Portage, Minnesota to the summit in 1853. Miss Godfrey's father, John Godfrey, owned a trading post at the present site of Grand Marais, Minnesota until 1858.
- "Mount Josephine". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-07-17.
- Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 147.