John Harrington Stevens (June 13, 1820 – May 28, 1900) was the first authorized colonial resident on the west bank of the Mississippi River in what would become Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Inside the house, visitors can can experience the rich history of the house through displays that show the Stevens family and other early Minnesotan families who occupied the house. The Longfellow Houseand Stevens House co-sponsor 90-minute historic nature walks through the park.
Originally located near St. Anthony Falls, the house was home to Col. John H. Stevens and is believed to be the first home built west of the Mississippi in Minneapolis. Stevens had permission in 1850 to occupy the site, which was part of the Fort Snelling military reservation, in exchange for providing ferry service. The Dakota Indians sometimes ca...Call 612-722-2220 or visit Minneapolis Park & Recreation Boardfor more details.4901 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN (inside Minnehaha Park)
Jun 22, 2021 · Simple architecture and a secluded location make the John H. Stevens House easy to overlook on a visit to Minneapolis' Minnehaha Park — a place where flashier attractions catch the eye. But this...
The John Harrington Stevens House is a historic structure in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Named for John H. Stevens, it was the first authorized house on the west bank of the Mississippi River in what would become Minneapolis. The house is the second oldest remaining wood frame house in Minneapolis (the Ard Godfrey house is older).
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Sep 20, 2022 · Twin Cities News Minneapolis' historic John H. Stevens house catches fire for 2nd time in a month By WCCO Staff September 20, 2022 / 10:20 AM / CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS -- Just weeks after the...
Dating back to 1850, the John H. Stevens House is one of the oldest surviving structures in Minneapolis, and the first in the area to be built west of the Mississippi River. John Harrington Stevens, sometimes called the “Father of Minneapolis,” constructed the house north of its present location, near Hennepin Avenue Bridge.
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John Harrington Stevens (1820–1900) was the first non-native resident on the west side of the Mississippi River in present-day Minneapolis. He operated a ferry across the river before the construction of the first Hennepin Avenue Bridge and subsequently became a colonel in the U.S. Army.
John Stevens, (born 1749, New York City—died March 6, 1838, Hoboken, N.J., U.S.), American lawyer, inventor, and promoter of the development of steam power for transportation. His petition to the U.S. Congress resulted in the Patent Law of 1790, the foundation of the present U.S. patent system.
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The Historic John H. Stevens House Museum 4901 Minnehaha Ave Minnehaha Park Minneapolis, MN 55417 (612) 722-2220 (Phone) View Website Send Email Located approximately 1 mi N of Mpls/St Paul Int'l Airport on Hiawatha Ave in Minnehaha Park, across from the 50th street Lightrail Station. Get Directions About
Sep 20, 2022 · Crews responded to another fire at the historic John H. Stevens House Museum in Minneapolis early Tuesday morning. The Minneapolis Fire Department said the house, located on the 4900 block of Minnehaha Avenue, was the scene of an exterior fire. However, no fire was found inside the house.