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Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

Discovering Stillwater: A Photo Gallery

Just like every hit movie has bonus features and extra scenes, we have some Bonus Photos from our visit to historic Stillwater, Minnesota! For more, be sure to see the post Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Time and Town.

Along the St. Croix Riverfront

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

The Lowell Park Gazebo is a popular venue for weddings and other gatherings.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

Before the day’s cruises begin, the fleet of paddlewheelers dock near Chestnut Street.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

Stillwater’s unique Lift Bridge was built in 1931 (replacing an older bridge) and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2016, it will convert to bike and pedestrian traffic only.

Around Downtown

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

The Tin Bins Cafe, on the ground floor of the Commander Mill building.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

The Commander Mill is now home to the Tin Bins Cafe.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

One of two prominent pieces of street art recalling the history of Stillwater.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

One of two iconic Stillwater Trolleys, which take visitors through tone and on specialty tours.

The Homes of Stillwater

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

Not every gorgeous building in Stillwater is a Bed & Breakfast! These beautiful neighbors are private homes on 4th Street.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

Another of Stillwater’s gorgeous Victorian homes, with magnificent views of the St. Croix River Valley.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

The former home of Lumber Baron William Sauntry is a beautiful B&B today.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

This 1883 Victorian manor home is now the Rivertown B&B, the largest in Stillwater.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

The Aurora Staples Inn was built in 1892 for the daughter of lumber baron, banker and farmer Isaac Staples.

Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Town and Time

This mansion’s history is as colorful as the estate! It was built by Edwin Hersey, a rival of lumberman Jacob Bean’s. How the home ended up with the Bean family is something of a mystery.

Thanks for browsing through our gallery. Got a favorite? Let us know which one in the comments. And don’t forget to read the post Discovering Stillwater: A Tour of Time and Town!