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Medford's Last Carriage Stone Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 27, 2016
Medford's Last Carriage Stone Marker
Minnesota (Steele County), Medford — Medford's Last Carriage Stone
Moved to this site, October, 1995, from 203 2nd St. N.W. this stone was used for putting one's foot on it when descending from a wagon or carriage originally installed, July, 1914 in front of the WH. Miner home as part of the 146' sidewalk . . . — Map (db m101283) HM
Minnesota (Steele County), Owatonna — Minnesota State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children
This property has been placed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior Listed as historic district: December 28, 2010 This post-civil war public institution played an important role in the . . . — Map (db m120806) HM
Minnesota (Steele County), Owatonna — Minnesota State Schools
During its first session in 1858 the Minnesota State Legislature established the first of several schools for the training and care of citizens who suffered mental and physical disabilities and for children who were unable to care for themselves. . . . — Map (db m26252) HM
Minnesota (Steele County), Owatonna — National Farmer's Bank of Owatonna
Banker Carl Bennett wanted more than a prominent new building to house his family's business. He wanted a work of art. Bennett's search for an architect led him in 1906 to Louis Sullivan, one of the country' most inventive designers. Together they . . . — Map (db m23241) HM
Minnesota (Steele County), Owatonna — Rock Island Railway Station 1901Owatonna, Minnesota 1985
Once on this site there stood a beautiful red brick and limestone railway station that was part of the great Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway System. It was a stately building that served our community and the Rock Island System proudly for . . . — Map (db m23173) HM

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