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

Washington County Public Land Donation

 
 
Washington County Public Land Donation Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2014
1. Washington County Public Land Donation Marker
Inscription.

On May 6, 1867
Socrates Nelson & Elizabeth Churchill
in consideration of five dollars
conveyed to the
Washington County Board of Commissioners
Block 36 Original City of Stillwater
for a site for county buildings.

 
Location. 45° 3.102′ N, 92° 48.451′ W. Marker is in Stillwater, Minnesota, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and 3rd Street (County Route 23), on the left when traveling west on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to the former courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Pine Street, Stillwater MN 55082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Minnesota Territory 1849 – 1858 / Washington County Takes Shape (a few steps from this marker); Washington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Flank Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Stillwater Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Stillwater High School
Washington County Public Land Donation Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2014
2. Washington County Public Land Donation Marker
(about 300 feet away); Smithson Paper Box Company Building (approx. mile away); Simonet's Furniture and Carpet Company Building (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stillwater.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Stillwater MN. (Submitted on November 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. About Washington County MN. (Submitted on November 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Former Washington County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2014
3. Former Washington County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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