Saturday, June 3, 2017

On This Date in Minnesota History: June 3

June 3, 2004 – One of the very few structures in Cloquet that survived the 1918 fire was torn down today. The water tower on the hill overlooking Pinehurst Park is no more.  City officials decided the water tower had to go because it was corroding and had become too expensive to maintain. Also, the tower was in a residential neighborhood where falling ice, dripping water and other problems plagued nearby homeowners.

Photos taken by Pamela J. Erickson. Released into the public domain Oct. 2, 2012, 
as long as acknowledgement included.


If you are interested in finding out more about your family history in Minnesota, I specialize in researching  genealogical and historical records in Minn. and western Wis., including:
census records,  birth records,  death certificates, obits, grave site photos, ship passenger lists, marriage records and declarations of intent/naturalization records.  I will visit locations to research local history and county records, as well as take photos. Quick turnaround on MNHS records. Both short searches and family history reports available.


Discover your roots, and watch the branches of your family tree begin to grow.

Website: > click on Family History

Contact me at:

No comments:

Post a Comment