Stillwater is the county seat for Washington County
Arcola is in Washington County
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How do you move millions of logs harvested from the forests of northern Minnesota and Wisconsin? Rely on a river. From 1839 to 1914, the St. Croix was a crucial link between logging areas and markets.
Arcola witnessed this great movement of . . . — — Map (db m117734) HM
In the 1850s and 1860s, your view from here would have been of a small but busy village. Sawmill operations began at Arcola in 1847, signaling not only the start of a prosperous business but also the growth of a community.
Beyond the Mower . . . — — Map (db m131109) HM