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Address: 1723 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach, FL
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Stop In If You Have Time

Interesting and a bit different than the norm. Maybe worth stopping once to see but don't think a repeat trip is necessary.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Interesting and a bit different than the norm. Maybe worth stopping once to see but don't think a repeat trip is necessary.

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The history of the home was brought alive by the hostesses at the Farmstead...They are very informative and have a room full of facts and figures on the history of the family and also the farm..

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you're interested in Florida history, this ranks high. But for me, it was like stepping back into my Swedish grandparents' home in New England - the furniture, appliances, and kitchen tools were all quite familiar. I enjoyed our visit immensely from this viewpoint as well as learning a lot about local history, narrated by knowledgeable docents.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

For a $5 contribution I received a personal tour and learned about a man from Sweden (via Minneapolis) who was a successful businessman despite his 6th grade education. Recommended!

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Farmington, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Step back into early 1900s and experience life in Indian River to the present. Excellent guided tour of the house with original furnishings, wall colors and unchanged floor plan. Axel Hallstrom designed and oversaw construction of the lovely (and incredibly sturdy) house where he lived until 1962. His daughter Ruth lived there till her death in 1999 at age 95.... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

A lovely old historical home/farm in Vero Beach Florida where not too many of these exist. Vero is a wonderful coastal town known for its beaches and arts but the mainland has its share of great things too. Call before visiting The HH to get the hours it is open.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

This brick home was designed and built by Axel Hallstrom around 1910. TheHallstrom family gave it to the Indian River County Historical Society in 2000 with much of its contents intact. Hallstrom was a successful Swedish agriculturalist who had the foresight to plant citrus grafted to localized sour orange trees and so survived the major frosts of the early 1900s.... More 

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