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Col John Harrington Stevens

Col John Harrington Stevens

Bromptonville, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 20 May 1900 (aged 79)
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 6
Memorial ID 5751 · View Source
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Colonel Stevens owned the first permanent dwelling, "The Stevens House." It was built in 1849 near St. Anthony Falls. The house was the first wood frame dwelling built west of the Mississippi. In this house, our city was named "Minneapolis" and Hennepin County's government structure was formed.
Stevens was a Developer of the City of Minneapolis.
bio by: Candy

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  • Added: 22 Jun 1999
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Col John Harrington Stevens (13 Jun 1820–20 May 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5751, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Candy's History (contributor 47648945) .