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Ard Godfrey House

45 Ortman St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1017
+1 612-781-8791
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A great piece of history

This is the first house built on the west bank of the Mississippi River. Admission is free, but... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2015
Robert L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Interesting Historic House worth a visit

This historic house is maintained by the Minneapolis Woman's Club which provides docent led tours... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2012
DSMtravel
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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The GODFREY HOUSE, built in 1849, is Minneapolis' Oldest Surviving Wood Frame House. It is located at the corner of University & Central Avenues SE, in Chute Square in Minneapolis. Tour the charming yellow Ard Godfrey house, with hostesses dressed in 1850s period costume. Restored by The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, it has been open to the public since 1979 Free Godfrey buttons for the kids. Tours are available June 4 - Aug. 28, 2016, Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 - 4:00 pm. No admission fee is charged, but donations are welcome. Special group tours may be arranged year 'round by calling the contact phone number.
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17 Sep 2015
“A great piece of history”
28 Apr 2012
“Interesting Historic House worth a visit”
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45 Ortman St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1017
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Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is the first house built on the west bank of the Mississippi River. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. The tour will take less than an hour, so you will have plenty of time to do other things. A great way to learn...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2012

This historic house is maintained by the Minneapolis Woman's Club which provides docent led tours. The house is the oldest remaining residence in the city and has been moved to Richard Chute Square. The furnishings are period correct (1849-18530 and many are original to the...More

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