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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Washington County Historic Courthouse invites visitors for tours in May

The Washington County Historic Courthouse offers guided public tours, self-guided tours, and a variety of themed tours throughout the year. The spring tour seasonThe spring tour season includes Scenic Broadway History Strolls May  28.

Learn more details about the history of the St. Croix Valley, hear tales of the people who lived and worked at the courthouse, tour areas not typically open to the public, or enjoy a walking tour of the neighborhood.

The guided Scenic Broadway History Strolls begin at the Historic Courthouse, with a walk along the neighborhoods in Stillwater to learn about the unique homes and hear stories of the people who lived in them. Each stroll will be about 45 minutes and include some stair climbing along a mile-long route offering beautiful views and history highlights.

The stroll begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28. These tours are not handicapped accessible. Routes include uneven staircases, pavement and sidewalks, and traversing light terrain.

Register online and check in at the Parks office upon arrival. The cost is $5 per person.

Tours are limited to 10 participants and one tour guide.

Proceeds benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

The Historic Courthouse is at the corner of Pine and Third streets in Stillwater. More information is available at the county website or by calling 651-275-7075.