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Ely-Opoly Board Game

SKU:GDN1101

Ely-opoly is a Board Game for those who love Ely Minnesota.

Before the town of Ely came to be, the vibrant area was home to Dakota and Ojibwe Native Americans. After a misled gold rush (which yielded mostly fool’s gold to the ambitious), iron deposits were rapidly discovered in the region, leading to the town’s establishment in 1888. Originally dubbed “Florence” in honor of a miner’s daughter, Ely’s current namesake is a homage to Samuel B. Ely, a historical promoter of ore in the region. The Pioneer Mine opened in 1888 and the population increased rapidly. Pioneer Mine now hosts Ely's Arts & Heritage Center and is great place to learn about Ely’s past and present.

Ely, Minnesota became globally recognized as the Canoe Capital of the World with the establishment of the BWCA in 1978. Serving as an entryway to the beloved canoe area, the town has since drawn travelers from around the world and provides outdoor recreation opportunities for every season. A treasure to its inhabitants, Ely is currently home to a passionate group of artists, adventurers, wildlife enthusiasts and entrepreneurs of every sort.

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    Stacy C. (Illinois)
    A way to remember Ely when away from our cabin

    What a great game, it's a fun way to remember Ely when we're not at our cabin. It's a fun spin on Monopoly and portrays Ely, Minnesota well with lots of fun little details and fond memories of our visits there over the years! Thanks for making this game, we love playing with our friends and sharing stories about Ely when we play.

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    John W. (Illinois)
    Love Ely

    My wife loves Ely and she loves this game.

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