“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Winona, Minnesota

Clickable Map of Winona County, Minnesota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Winona County, MN (20) Fillmore County, MN (3) Houston County, MN (3) Olmsted County, MN (27) Wabasha County, MN (18) Buffalo County, WI (8) La Crosse County, WI (41) Trempealeau County, WI (15)  WinonaCounty(20) Winona County (20)  FillmoreCounty(3) Fillmore County (3)  HoustonCounty(3) Houston County (3)  OlmstedCounty(27) Olmsted County (27)  WabashaCounty(18) Wabasha County (18)  BuffaloCountyWisconsin(8) Buffalo County (8)  LaCrosseCounty(41) La Crosse County (41)  TrempealeauCounty(15) Trempealeau County (15)
Winona is the county seat for Winona County
Winona is in Winona County
      Winona County (20)  
      Fillmore County (3)  
      Houston County (3)  
      Olmsted County (27)  
      Wabasha County (18)  
      Buffalo County, Wisconsin (8)  
      La Crosse County, Wisconsin (41)  
      Trempealeau County, Wisconsin (15)  
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1Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Garvin Heights
The city 575 feet below this bluff was founded in 1851 by Captain Orrin Smith on the site of ‘Keoxah’ the village of Sioux Indian Chief Wapasha and his band. First called Wabasha’s Prairie, it was later named Winona — from the Sioux . . . Map (db m56857) HM
2Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — J. R. Watkins Medical Company
Property has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m126791) HM
3Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Potters' Field
Welcome to the Woodlawn Cemetery Potters' Field. "Potters' Field" is a historical designation, going back to the time of the Bible, when a field outside of the settlement was set aside to bury travelers and strangers to the community. A field used . . . Map (db m62641) HM
4Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Stephen Taylor1757 – 1857 — In Memory Of —
A courageous soldier and member of Ethan Allen’s immortal band of 83, who took part in the surprise attack on the British garrison at Fort Ticonderoga, and the only Revolutionary soldier known to be buried in the State of Minnesota. . . . Map (db m56101) HM
5Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Sugar Loaf Bluff
"The crown of the majestic Sugar Loaf Bluff is disappearing before the strokes of the utilitarian quarrymen," editorialized the Winona Daily Republican in 1886. "In a very few years that widely known landmark will be but a homely . . . Map (db m43176) HM
6Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — The Bunnell House
The three-story dwelling above was built in the 1850s as a second home of Willard Bradley and Matilda Desnoyer Bunnell, the first permanent residents of Winona County, who settled here in 1849. Bunnell, who traded with the Indians, was also a land . . . Map (db m206033) HM
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7Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — The Watkins Manor House"The house that vanilla built"
Paul and Florence Watkins started construction of the Manor House in 1924, with completion in 1927. Paul was the nephew of J.R. Watkins, the founder of Watkins Products and became the company's second president in 1911. Paul and Florence traveled . . . Map (db m109644) HM
8Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Winona
This anchor is from the Coast Guard cutter, Winona, which was commissioned on August 15, 1946. It was home ported most of its life at Port Angeles, Washington. It served part of the time on patrol in the Bering Sea and off the coast of Vietnam. . . . Map (db m126793) WM
9Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — We-No-Nah
Gift of W.J. Landon in memory of Ida Cone Landon 1900 The Statuary grouping of We-No-Nah and its turtles and pelicans was erected in Central Park on August 26, 1902, and incorporated in Levee Plaza 1977. We-No-Nah, meaning first born . . . Map (db m49941) HM
10Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Winona County Courthouse
Winona County Courthouse Erected 1888 C. G. Maybury, Architect Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Winona Commission for the Bicentennial of the Constitution 1987Map (db m126794) HM
11Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Winona County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
In memory of all Soldiers and Sailors of Winona County who fought in defence of their country Placed by the Wenonah Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1921Map (db m164191) WM
12Minnesota (Winona County), Winona — Winona: River Village, Lumber Town, College Town
Winona has been home to many peoples ever since the first Native Americans hunted mammoths and mastodons 12,000 years ago. The Dakota and Ho-Chunk lived here until the 1850s. The Dakota called it "Keoxa," or homeland. Their word . . . Map (db m80090) HM
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Dec. 8, 2022