Folsom House

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Folsom House
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Folsom House is located in Minnesota
Folsom House
Folsom House is located in the US
Folsom House
Location 272 W. Government St.,
Taylors Falls, Minnesota
Coordinates 45°24′2″N 92°39′15″W / 45.40056°N 92.65417°W / 45.40056; -92.65417Coordinates: 45°24′2″N 92°39′15″W / 45.40056°N 92.65417°W / 45.40056; -92.65417
Built 1854
Architectural style Greek Revival/Federal
Part of Angel's Hill Historic District (#72000675[1])
MPS Chisago County MRA (AD)
Added to NRHP April 11, 1972

The Folsom House is a historic house museum located at 272 West Government Street in Taylors Falls, Minnesota, United States.

Description and history[edit]

It is the restored former home of lumber magnate W.H.C. Folsom, who moved his family to the area in 1850. Folsom served as state representative for one term and state senator for six terms. The house is run by a partnership between the Taylors Falls Historical Society and the Minnesota Historical Society. It is located in the Angel Hill District of Taylors Falls, a New England-style village. The home is furnished with the family's original belongings, including a Hews rectangular grand piano, Folsom's library, and other personal effects.[2][3]

The house is one of two notable former properties of Folsom's. Located in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, the W.H.C. Folsom House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


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