Ard Godfrey House

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  • Admission is FREE; donations suggested.


    • June 2, 2018 - August 26, 2018


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  • Located at Central Ave and University Ave SE on historic Richard Chute Square.

Other Date Information

  • Sat & Sun 1pm-4pm, from June 2 through August 26 2013; Yearly by special arrangement. Groups by reservation. Could accommodate groups of 45 or more in shifts.

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: No running water and no electric lights.
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation

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  • Accessible to Disabled

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  1. 1850s Holiday Party at the Ard Godfrey House

    1850s Holiday Party at the Ard Godfrey House

    28 University Ave SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55414
    Call: (612) 781-8791

    Visit the oldest remaining wood frame residence in Minneapolis, built in 1849. The house is decorated for the holidays in the modest style of the era.
    • Light refreshments
    • Musical Entertainment
    • Tour the House with Woman’s Club guides dressed in period costume
    • See how the Godfrey family celebrated the holidays in the new community at St. Anthony Falls
    • Free Godfrey House buttons for the kids

    This event is sponsored by The Woman's Club of Minneapolis.

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