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Address: 1091 Plummer Lane S.W., Rochester, MN 55902
Phone Number: 507-328-2525
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Beautiful historic site for Rochester...

The grounds of this beautiful house are a great place to visit during the summer months if you enjoy garden walks! The house is also beautiful. We have not taken a tour of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
MrsTecken91
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Lanesboro, Minnesota
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Yankton, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Very peaceful park for walking and picnics, the grounds are well maintained and the building was kept up, Wasn't open for tours at the time we were their but would visit again in the future

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Lanesboro, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The grounds of this beautiful house are a great place to visit during the summer months if you enjoy garden walks! The house is also beautiful. We have not taken a tour of the inside, but the outside of the home and gardens are still worth a visit.

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Sikeston, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If the weather is nice this is a beautiful house and grounds to walk around and explore my wife and I walked around the grounds taking pictures and looked over one bluff and there was a wedding in process which was very pretty on the bright green grass below

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When I was there it was not possible to enter the home only to view the exterior and the gardens. I enjoyed the gardens and the old stable house. If you have the time check it out.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Dr.Plummer built this house for his wife Daisy and 2 children after moving from the small town of Racine, Mn. It sits on , what they referred to as "Pill Hill". The grounds are now used for weddings and private events.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Take a tour. It is the best in the summer when all the gardens are in bloom. Lots of walking on uneven ground. The home is beautiful and very well kept up. The story behind the home, as same with the Mayowood mansion are so interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Beautiful building, prior home of Dr. Plummer. It is a really cool pplace and the grounds are a really nice place to walk or take pictures. It's a nice place to get away from Rochester and feel secluded (even though it is in Rochester). Great for organizing your thoughts on a walk

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Rochester, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Renowned Mayo physician Henry Plummer designed and built this lovely home on top of a scenic hill in SW Rochester. Unfortunately, the house tours are very limited to a few weekends In August. And there's very little original furnishings, as compared to the elaborate Mayowood, former home of Charlie Mayo et. al. The grounds are attractive, and can be seen... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

offing a wonderful view of the city and an historic house that is well preserved with very nice ground to walk around. Well worth the time.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Beautiful home nestled on a hill overlooking the city. Gardens are gorgeous and is a wonderful place to come to get away. The city offers tours on Wednesdays, but I am slightly disappointed at the price they charge to see the home. Overall, worth the trip!

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