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Ard Godfrey House

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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 April 28, 2012
DSMtravel
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West Des Moines, Iowa
Should be renamed

Ard "Vark" Godfrey's family only lived there one year, according to our tour guide today, so... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
marymary2
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washington dc
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Aug 18, 2018
“Should be renamed”
Sep 17, 2015
“A great piece of history”
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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...more
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45 Ortman St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414-1017
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Ard "Vark" Godfrey's family only lived there one year, according to our tour guide today, so shouldn't the other family or families that lived there in the other 57 years before the society bought it get a say. Vaguely interesting to see, but the accoutrements...More

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Reviewed September 17, 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 April 28, 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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