Mary Gibbs: A Shining Light for Itasca, Q&A Station

June 26, 2021

Who is Mary Gibbs and what did Itasca’s big pines have to do with her story at Itasca State Park? Have your questions answered about Mary Gibbs and her role in protecting the park during its early beginnings in a program from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Come-and-go at your leisure. Meet along the gravel path to the Schoolcraft Trail (beginning from the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center), under the plaza porch if it’s raining. Masks are encouraged for unvaccinated visitors. For more information, contact Connie Cox at 218-699-7251 or by email at