Thursday, September 6, 2012

On This Date in Minnesota History: September 6

September 6, 2002 - The Lester River Bridge-Bridge No. 5772 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on this date. A Classical Revival, stone-faced concrete arch bridge designed by landscape architects Morell and Nichols,” it was “built in 1924–25 as part of [Duluth’s] parkway system.”1

The mouth of the Lester River is the most popular smelting area in Minnesota.”2


Lester River Bridge-Bridge No. 5772

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