W. W. Mayo House

Contact Information


  • $6 adults, $5 seniors (65+) & students w/ID, $5 children 6–17, Free for chldren age 5 and under; and MHS, MHIS and NCHS members. Please call ahead for sign language interpreters, field trip or other group reservations.


  • Apr 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014


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  • 118 N. Main St., Le Sueur GPS: 44.4621,-93.9151

Other Date Information

  • April–June & Sept.–Oct.: F-Su 12–4 July–Aug.: Th-Sa 10–4:30 Su 12-4:30

Attraction Attributes

  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. "Giant Story" Mayo House Tour

    118 Main St N
    Le Sueur, MN 56058-1803
    Call: 507-665-3250

    “Giant Story” Mayo House Tour
    W.W. Mayo House

    Find out how the Green Giant Company and Cosgrove Family relate to the historic W.W. Mayo House through a “Giant Story” Tour of the 1859 Mayo Home. The Tour features a collection of Green Giant Memorabilia along with an interpretation display about The Cosgrove Family and the Green Giant Connection, which explores the link between the Mayo Home and Green Giant Company.

    The W.W. Mayo House is located at 118 N. Main Street in Le Sueur. The historic site is operated by the Nicollet County Historical Society through a partnership with Minnesota Historical Society.

  2. LeSueur Tigers Tour

    118 Main St N
    Le Sueur, MN 56058-1803
    Call: 507-665-3250

    The historic W.W. Mayo House will be open for tours with special interpretation about the Le Sueur Tigers. View the marker honoring the Le Sueur Tigers placed in Louise Park adjacent to the Mayo Home. This marker was dedicated on August 19, 2012, which is a date of significance for the Le Sueur Tigers as 150 years to that date, on August 19, 1862, Le Sueur militia volunteers quickly organized into two companies named the Le Sueur Tigers #1 and 2 and they went to New Ulm on August 19th and 20th 1862. Hear how the Tigers had willingly left their families and the safety of their area to assist their fellow citizens in New Ulm during the US/Dakota War of 1862. Learn more about Dr. W.W. Mayo’s involvement with the Le Sueur Tigers and what his family was doing while he was away in New Ulm with the Tigers.

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