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Stillwater in Washington County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2014
1. Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Stillwater-Houlton
Interstate Bridge
Opened July 1, 1931
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 45° 3.359′ N, 92° 48.242′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, Minnesota, in Washington County. Marker is on Chestnut Street East east of Water Street South, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted on the Chestnut Street bridge approach railing at the southwest corner of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater MN 55082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lumbermen's Exchange Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1965 Easter Sunday Floodwater Crest (about 400 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Freight House (about 400 feet away); John Karst Block (about 400 feet away); Simonet's Furniture and Carpet Company Building
Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
2. Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge Marker
(about 500 feet away); Northern States Power Company Division Offices (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Minnesota (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Regarding Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge. National Register of Historic Places #89000445.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stillwater Bridge (Wikipedia). The Stillwater Bridge is a rare surviving example of a vertical-lift highway bridge based on the designs pioneered by Waddell & Harrington. The new St. Croix Crossing bridge to the south of Stillwater replaced its purpose, having opened to highway traffic on August 2, 2017, leaving the Stillwater Lift Bridge to be preserved and to be converted to bicycle/pedestrian use. (Submitted on September 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Loop Trail & Lift Bridge Open June 1st. Both the lift bridge and the adjoining concourse of Chestnut Street are on the national historic register of historic places so the renovation included the installation of 1931 street lamp post replicas as well as a return to the original green color of the lift bridge. This three-year project meticulously converted a motor vehicle highway to
Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2014
3. Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge
(west approach as viewed from near marker)
a pedestrian-friendly trail while also updating the mechanics of the lift operation for the passing boat traffic on the St. Croix River. (Submitted on September 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. National Register of Historic Places Asset Detail. (Submitted on September 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge & St. Croix River (<i>north side</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 22, 2014
4. Stillwater-Houlton Interstate Bridge & St. Croix River (north side)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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