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Property Name Red Wing Waterworks
Reference Number 13000598
State Minnesota
County Goodhue
Town Red Wing
Street Address 935 Levee Road
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 8/13/2013
Areas of Significance COMMUNITY PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000598.pdf
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The Red Wing Waterworks p rovided its citizens a clean supply of water while supplying a ready source for the local fire department. Representing a substantial civic investment, the waterworks enabled Red Wing to develop both its industrial base and its residential neighborhoods. Consisting of three contributing resources, the waterworks are locally significant under Criterion A, representing community planning and development through its public works. The period of significance begins in 1885, when the waterworks system became operational, and ends in 1962.

 

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