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Hiawatha in Minneapolis in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Col. John H. Stevens

 
 
Col. John H. Stevens Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, October 16, 2008
1. Col. John H. Stevens Marker
Inscription.  
Born June .13. 1820
Died May .28. 1900
First settler in the City of Minneapolis.

 
Erected 1912.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1865.
 
Location. 44° 54.836′ N, 93° 12.601′ W. Marker is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. It is in Hiawatha. Marker can be reached from Minnehaha Avenue south of East Minnehaha Parkway, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in Minnehaha Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4901 South Minnehaha Park Drive/Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Harrington Stevens House (a few steps from this marker); Stevens House (within shouting distance of this marker); Gunnar Wennerberg (within shouting distance of this marker); Minnehaha Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3 – Master Map (about 500 feet away); Geology of Minnesota (about 500 feet
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away); 1–Main Entrance Minnehaha Lower Glen (about 600 feet away); President Lyndon B. Johnson (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minneapolis.
 
Also see . . .
1. John H. Stevens. Absolute Astronomy website entry:
John Harrington Stevens was the first authorized resident on the west bank of the Mississippi River in what would become Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Submitted on March 21, 2009.) 

2. Discover the hidden house in Minnehaha Park where Minneapolis was born. Star Tribune website entry (Submitted on May 20, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Original Location 1912 - 1935
The statue was a gift of Mrs. Phillip B. Winston, daughter of Colonel Stevens. In 1935 the statue was moved from its original location in Stevens Triangle (intersection of Portland Avenue and Grant Street, Minneapolis) at the request of Colonol Stevens' heirs, when construction disrupted the site. Its current location is near the Stevens House in Minnehaha Park. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted May 2, 2010, by James R.
Col. John H. Stevens Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, October 16, 2008
2. Col. John H. Stevens Statue
Kuntz of Warrenton, Missouri.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,981 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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