Harriet Island, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Harriet Island

2001, On left, opposite downtown on the south bank of the Mississippi River; looking the High Bridge
Neighborhood/s: West Side, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Historic Function: Park
Historic Function: Public Baths, Zoo
Other Historic Function: Public Baths, Zoo
Current Function: Park

West Side Saint Paul Ramsey

Harriet Island, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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The site of Labor Day picnics sponsored by the Trades and Labor Assembly. In the early part of this century it was the site of the Harriet Island public baths, created mostly through the untiring efforts of St. Paul Commissioner of Health Dr. Justus Ohage, who sought to improve the health of poor and working people before indoor plumbing was widely available. He was greatly admired by the labor movement here.Harriet Island


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