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Akeley, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
Population (2000): 412
Housing Units (2000): 234
Land area (2000): 1.483366 sq. miles (3.841901 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.028454 sq. miles (0.073696 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.511820 sq. miles (3.915597 sq. km)
FIPS code: 00496
Located within: Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
Location: 47.001602 N, 94.727923 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 56433
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Akeley (surname)

Akeley is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Carl Akeley (1864–1926), American naturalist, inventor, sculptor and photographer
  • Delia Akeley (1875–1970), American explorer
  • Kurt Akeley (born 1958), American computer graphics engineer
  • Mary Jobe Akeley (1886–1966), American naturalist and explorer

Usage examples of "akeley".

To say that a mental shock was the cause of what I inferred - that last straw which sent me racing out of the lonely Akeley farmhouse and through the wild domed hills of Vermont in a commandeered motor at night - is to ignore the plainest facts of my final experience.

Then came the challenging letters from Henry Akeley which impressed me so profoundly, and which took me for the first and last time to that fascinating realm of crowded green precipices and muttering forest streams.

I know of Henry Wentworth Akeley was gathered by correspondence with his neighbours, and with his only son in California, after my experience in his lonely farmhouse.

I could not help at once taking Akeley more seriously than I had taken any of the other challengers of my views.

It was easy to deduce that this man must have been wholly insane, but that he probably had a streak of perverse outward logic which made the naive Akeley - already prepared for such things by his folklore studies - believe his tale.

Then, too, what of the photographs which Akeley said he was about to send, and which the old people had found so convincingly terrible?

I looked at them, the more I saw that my senous estimate of Akeley and his story had not been unjustified.

There were several huge police dogs on the lawn, squatting near a pleasant-faced man with a close-cropped grey beard whom I took to be Akeley himself - his own photographer, one might infer from the tube-connected bulb in his right hand.

June the phonograph record came - shipped from Brattleboro, since Akeley was unwilling to trust conditions on the branch line north of there.

Brattleboro, whither Akeley drove in his Ford car along the lonely Vermont back roads.

It is, after all, a tremendous pity that I did not disobey Akeley and play the record for others - a tremendous pity, too, that all of his letters were lost.

Arkham - Akeley deeming it inadvisable to have me visit him at the scene of his nightmare studies.

For some reason or other, Akeley was afraid to trust the thing to any ordinary or expected transportation route.

Wednesday, July 18, I received a telegram from Bellows Falls, in which Akeley said he was expressing the black stone over the B.

I ended the day by sending Akeley a night-letter outlining the situation.