In December of 2012 a new addition to the museum collection recalls the creation of the Riverway. The pen used by President Lyndon B. Johnson to sign the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act was given to the park by the St. Croix River Watershed Research Station, learn more...
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In 1872 3,500 men, 1,600 horses and 250 oxen logged off 35,000 acres cutting some 200 million board feet of logs. "Taylors Falls Reporter". In 1883 the Boom in Stillwater, Minnesota, which collected logs coming down the St. Croix River, reported 1,397,417 logs for 217,045,647 board feet.