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3M & Saint Paul

29 Locations ~ Curated by Saint Paul Port Authority | Marjorie Pearson, Summit Envirosolutions, Inc. | the East Side Arts Council

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In 1857, six months before Minnesota became a state, German stonemason George Amos built a limestone saloon near St. Paul's Upper Landing. For the next six years, the saloon served lager beer to the city's German community. Between stints…

Nestled among the bustling restaurants and bars of West Seventh Street is the city's oldest standing private residence, the Justus Ramsey House. Built in 1852, the small limestone residence now sits in the patio of Burger Moe's restaurant.…

Although this vigorous Italianate house has lost its corner tower and part of its wraparound porch, it still offers many exuberant details, such as the attenuated columns and ornate brackets found on the remaining porches. Arthur and Elsa Koenig…

A mix of rigor and romanticism. The main mass of the house is quite subdued, its forms outlined by long bands of precisely detailed ornament. By contrast, the house’s pointy-headed tower, from which a pair of semicircular dormers erupt like giant…

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Saint Paul Historical is a free mobile app that puts Saint Paul's history at your fingertips. Explore the people, places, and moments that have shaped the city's history. Click on any point on the interactive map to read historical narratives and to view images. Take curated historical tours of Saint Paul and share our stories and your experience using social media. This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota through the Minnesota Historical Society from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. This site is powered by Omeka + Curatescape, a humanities-centered web and mobile framework available for both Android and iOS devices.

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