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St. Paul Union Depot, 1887

St. Paul Union Depot, 1887
Ramsey Census Information
Estab:  October 27, 1849
Parent County:  St Croix
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Beside the center of St. Paul, at the foot of the bluff of Riverview, are Harriet and Raspberry (later Navy) Islands of the Mississippi. Harriet Island, containing 28 acres, donated to this city by Dr. Justus Ohage, May 26, 1900, is used as a public playground. It was named very long ago in honor of Harriet E. Bishop, who was born in Vergennes, Vt., January 1, 1817, and died in St. Paul, August 8, 1883. She came to St. Paul in 1847 to open the first permanent school in this city. Through her influence a Sunday school also was soon organized, and in the next year a public building was erected to accommodate the school and preaching services. She was the author of Floral Home, or First Years of Minnesota (1857) and other books.