John H. Stevens House

4901 Minnehaha Avenue S.
  Minneapolis  MN   55417
  (located in Minnehaha Falls Park)

 

'The Birthplace of Minneapolis'

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History

Historic John H. Stevens House
&
History Museum

Galleries:

Currently on display in our galleries are photos and objects depicting the founding of the City of Minneapolis and the lives of the Stevens family. We are lucky to poses a few of the Stevens personal items such as a table, the parlor clock, chairs, a few other miscellaneous items and of coarse their children's cradle.

We also display photos and information on the first act of preservation by the school children of Minneapolis.  Learn of their involvement in moving this historic treasure from its' original location.

Come see photos of Minneapolis, starting from a lone house surrounded by teepees, to a cluster of farms in what is now downtown Minneapolis, and then a  streets  of ornate downtown buildings gradually fading into rows of residences.

Look at the very table, laptop desk, clock  and surveying instrument that were involved in the formation of our City.

View the pictures of key pioneers, including Native Americans such as Hole-in-the Day.

See the beautifully bound copies of early 19th Century sheet music that belonged to Helen Miller Stevens



Helen Stevens    

Then try to take elementary school exams from 1872 Minneapolis!

 

 
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