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.
Nov 11, 2020 · More about Minneapolis Founder #2: John H. Stevens. What about the first official resident of Minneapolis? Well, John Harrington Stevens was actually born in Brompton Falls in Quebec, Canada. He eventually joined the U.S. army and fought in the Mexican American War, achieving an unofficial ranking of Colonel.
Feb 24, 2020 · The Longfellow House and Stevens House co-sponsor 90-minute historic nature walks through the park. History 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.
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).
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 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.
Good to Know. Admission Rates: $1 Adults. Children Free. Public Art Sculpture: Colonel John Stevens. Private Tours and Small Group Tours available with reservation. Special Events offered throughout the year. The John H. Stevens House is owned and maintained by the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board; the programs, tours and general operations ...