Stillwater in Washington County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Site of the Stillwater High School
Stillwater High School from 1887 - 1994.
The Stillwater Veterans Memorial was built on this historic site and dedicated on Memorial Day 2004. The plaques on the Wall of Honor spire list the names of veterans who attended Stillwater area schools and died in service to their country. These former students received the school's Distinguished Alumni Award in 2002. A gold star on a paver is a symbol of their ultimate sacrifice. Other veterans and active duty personnel who served with distinction and valor are also honored with pavers along the memorial walkways.
This memorial immortalizes the services and sacrifice of all those who have maintained our freedoms and our very way of life.
then, now, and forever.
Location. 45° 3.156′ N, 92° 48.478′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, Minnesota, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Pine Street West west of Third Street South (County Highway 23), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stillwater MN 55082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stillwater Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Civil War Flank Howitzer Soldiers and Sailors Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minnesota Territory 1849 – 1858 / Washington County Takes Shape (about 300 feet away); Washington County Public Land Donation (about 300 feet away); Washington County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Smithson Paper Box Company Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Northern States Power Company Division Offices (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
Also see . . .
1. Washington County History Guide. Washington County Historical Society. (Submitted on March 2, 2014.)
2. About Stillwater Area High School. Stillwater Area Public Schools. (Submitted on March 2, 2014.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 2, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 2. submitted on November 7, 2014. 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.