People walk across a narrow walkway on the way to the dome.
Visitors walk across a narrow walkway on the way to the Historic Courthouse dome.

Washington County Historic Courthouse ‘Nooks and Crannies Tour’ set for Oct. 6

Explore the areas of the Washington County Historic Courthouse that are typically closed off to the public, including the basement, dome, sheriff's residence and step inside the 1870s jail that housed women and juveniles during the “Nooks and Crannies Tour” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.
Note that the Historic Courthouse has changed the day of the week that this is offered, as well as the time.
The courthouse is at 101 W. Pine St. in Stillwater, at the corner of Third and Pine streets. Free public parking is available onsite.
 Enjoy refreshments and local treats, historical displays, the courthouse video, vintage photos and more in the historic courtroom. The history exhibits and 1900s County Jail will be open for viewing at the visitors’ own pace.
Small group tours will be conducted approximately every 20 minutes starting at 10 a.m. and going to 3 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation for adults. Donations benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.
Participants in the tours must be ambulatory and able to bend, climb, and negotiate uneven floors, as well as tolerate small spaces. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Due to the nature of the tour, not all areas are handicapped accessible. 
For questions, email or call historiccourthouse@co.washington.mn.us or 651-275-7075. Find Washington County Historic Courthouse on social media @WashCountyParks.

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