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James J. Hill House

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Rugged stone, massive scale, fine detail and ingenious mechanical systems recall the powerful presence of James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway. Guides lead tours that help you imagine family and servant life in the Gilded Age...more
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240 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-2194
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Great job by Sophie our host. She gave us a great tour of the location, told us about the history and the family. If you have some time it is worth the stop. The house was way ahead of its time for the era. James Hill was an interesting person who was very well off .
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This house was certainly built to impress, no money spared! Great location, prime site on its street with equally impressive neighbours. It would seem that James Hill didn’t actually spend much time in the house as he was a workaholic but his wife did, sharing her time between
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The home and the history is amazing. The tour guide was very good. But for a historical home I was very disappointed in the Christmas decorations up
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This place has been on my list for many years and I finally decided to make my way over to see it with a friend. The kicker was the "holiday decorations" that they touted so I thought it would put me in the proper holiday spirit. The building itself is impressive with lots of
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Had a fantastic visit to the Hill Mansion. Because it was a Saturday in Christmas it is self-paced rather than guided. I have done both and happy I did the guided visit firat as I could spend more time studying the rooms. Perfectly adorned for the Christmas Season and explianed
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