272 W. Government St.,|
Taylors Falls, Minnesota
|Architectural style||Greek Revival/Federal|
|Part of||Angel's Hill Historic District (#72000675)|
|MPS||Chisago County MRA (AD)|
|Added to NRHP||April 11, 1972|
Description and history
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.