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Stillwater, Minnesota Historical Markers

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 7, 2014
114 North Main Street
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — 114 North Main Street
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78663) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — 1884 Upper St. Croix River Log Jam
[Title is text] — Map (db m78621) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — 1965 Easter Sunday Floodwater Crest
On Easter Sunday April 18, 1965 floodwaters of the St. Croix River crested here at 694.07 ft. above sea level, highest stage ever recorded at this point, and 19 ft. above normal. A mile-long dike built by hundreds of volunteer workers, including . . . — Map (db m78691) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — 226 East Myrtle Street — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78661) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Birthplace of Minnesota — 1848 • 1948
On this site, in the frontier river settlement of Stillwater, sixty-one delegates from the vast unorganized wilderness west of the St. Croix assembled on August 26, 1848 to hold the Minnesota Territorial Convention. In this convention the name . . . — Map (db m78686) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Freight House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78641) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Civil War Flank Howitzer — Dedicated July 4, 2008
In honor and remembrance of all Washington County veterans. This monument was made possible by the generous donation of the Margaret Rivers Fund and other contributors. — Map (db m78708) WM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Connolly Shoe Company Building — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78660) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Geology of Minnesota — Stillwater Region
     The site of this tablet marks the northern limit of Lake St. Croix, impounded by the natural dam of sand and gravel, made by the Mississippi where it is joined by the St. Croix River, twenty miles below Stillwater. The . . . — Map (db m43994) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — John Karst Block — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78688) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Lake St. Croix
Waters from merging glaciers several thousand years' ago carved deep valleys for the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers. Deprived of the glacial waters the rivers were so reduced in volume and carrying power that they were unable to maintain clear . . . — Map (db m16148) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Lumbermen's Exchange Building — 1890
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78640) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Minnesota Territory 1849 – 1858 / Washington County Takes Shape
Minnesota Territory 1849 – 1858 On March 3, 1849, during his last hours in office, President James K. Polk signed a bill adding a new name to the American political landscape – Minnesota Territory. A vast land, it stretched from . . . — Map (db m43908) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Northern States Power Company Division Offices — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78657) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Samuel Bloomer
Samuel Bloomer, Married Miss Nellie Pressnell, who was born in Shipton- Under-Wychwood, England, Aug. 10, 1845. Children: Chas. H. Bloomer, Born Sept. 27, 1866, Died Apr. 25, 1891. Grace G Bloomer Born Feb. 18, 1872, . . . — Map (db m72008) HM WM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Simonet's Furniture and Carpet Company Building — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78643) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Site of the Stillwater High School
This was the site of the 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 . . . — Map (db m72045) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Smithson Paper Box Company Building — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78642) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Dedicated to the Soldiers and Sailors of the United States Enlisting or Residing in Washington County ——— Erected by the Citizens of Washington County 1916 center panel Minnesota Alcorn James 2nd Cav. . . . — Map (db m72153) WM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — WA-SWT-004 — St. Croix Boom Site
Center of log and lumbering activities in this region for over half a century prior to 1914. Here millions of logs from the upper St. Croix and tributaries were halted, sorted, and rafted, later to be sawed into lumber and timber products. More . . . — Map (db m44673) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — St. Croix Lumber Mills / Stillwater Manufacturing Company — Stillwater National Historic District
This property has been listed as a Contributing Member of the District by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m78658) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Stillwater Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial Dedicated 2004 These plaques form a Wall of Honor that bears the names of the more than 100 service personnel who attended Stillwater area schools and lost their lives in times of war. Veterans, living or dead, . . . — Map (db m72031) WM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — WA-SWC-714 — Tamarack House
Here in 1839, in Crawford County, Wisconsin Territory, Joseph R. Brown, first settler of this valley, laid out the town of Dahcotah. The following year as a member of the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature, Brown secured passage of a bill setting up . . . — Map (db m43754) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — The Warden's House
In 1849, the Governor of the new Territory of Minnesota, Alexander Ramsey, urged the Territorial Legislature to provide for a "proper and safe place of confinement" for prisoners of the territory. Because of Ramsey's request, the Legislature . . . — Map (db m43747) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Veterans Memorial
This flag, which once flew over the United States Capitol in Washington D.C., now flies proudly over Main Street, Stillwater, Minnesota. It is placed as a memorial to all Veterans, who in times of wars and in times of peace, throughout the . . . — Map (db m78689) WM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Washington County Courthouse
Minnesota's first courthouse, a three-room frame structure erected at the corner of 4th and Chestnut Street in Stillwater in 1849, had become inadequate by 1866. On November 6 of that year, Washington County voters approved funds for the . . . — Map (db m43865) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Washington County Public Land Donation
. . . — Map (db m78707) HM

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