W. W. Mayo House

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Rates

  • $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.

Open

  • Apr 1, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

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

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  • 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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Events

  1. The Mother's Tour at WW Mayo House

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

    You are cordially invited to The Mothers, a special Mother’s Day tour, where all Mothers and Mothers of the Heart receive free admission and a gift with a paid admission.

    Tour includes glimpses into what life was like for Louise Mayo, Elizabeth Cosgrove and Louise Cosgrove as they lived and raised families in the house during the early 1860’s, 1870’s and early 1900’s. Enjoy a stroll through Louise Park, adjacent to the Mayo House, and view “The Mothers” sculpture created by the famous Minnesota Sculptor, Dr. Paul Granlund.

    The historic site is operated by the Nicollet County Historical Society through a partnership with the Minnesota Historical Society.

  2. Tools and House Building - Mid-1800's

    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 a special interpreted display of carpentry tools from the mid-1800’s. Dr. W. W. Mayo hand-built the little Gothic-style house with the help of his brother James. Discuss what tools he would have had available to him and what building practices he used that makes the house unique.

    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 the Minnesota Historical Society.

  3. W.W. Mayo House Artwork 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 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. with a special interpretation of the artwork on display and relating to the W.W. Mayo House. This collection includes portraits of Dr. Mayo and Louisa Mayo, Green Giant Marketing Art, the Mothers Statue and folk art from the mid-1800’s.

    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.

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