Stillwater Historic House Tour Sunday May 22nd noon to 5:00
The Washington County Historical Society is putting history back together with this year’s Historic House Tour. The Stillwater Historic Homes Tour on Sunday May 22nd from Noon to 5pm.
This tour will have nine very distinct houses that span more than a half a century.
Houses on the tour include the 1853 Warden’s House Museum; The Glock House at 821 W. Pine Street was built in 1899; The Joseph and Anna Eichten House at 215 Pine St West, The Rivertown Inn and the Ann Bean B& B, and two unique and relatively untouched examples of homes in the Dutchtown neighborhood of Stillwater.
House Tour co-chair Sheila Hause,“The Washington County Historical Society always does a great job in presenting their historic homes tour. It’s something I always look forward to. The preparation and time the homeowners put in to presenting their homes is greatly appreciated. How wonderful that the homeowners put so much care and love into preserving their beautiful homes.”
“These houses show the transformation of Stillwater, from a rough and tumble lumber town to a gentler, river city,” according to Brent Peterson, Executive Director of the Washington County Historical Society. “The differences really put you in the timeline of the history of Stillwater and show the beauty of each era.”
Each house on the tour has a local business sponsor, showing again how the business community rises up to help the area’s unique heritage. The funds raised will go to the preservation and dissemination of local and regional history.
Tickets are available the day of the tour at the Warden’s House Museum, 602 North Main Street and the Washington County Heritage Center, 1862 S. Greeley Street,and are $25 each. For more information contact the Historical Society at 651-439-5956 or visit www.wchsmn.org to order your tickets online.
About the Washington County Historical Society The Washington County Historical Society collects, preserves, and disseminates the history of the county and state of Minnesota.
Founded in 1934, the Washington County Historical Society is a donor- supported nonprofit organization with more than 750 individual family and business members. WCHS is supported by individual gifts, membership fees, and foundation grants. For more information, please visit www.wchsmn.org.