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1850s Holiday Party at the historic Ard Godfrey House
December 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
The public is invited to attend an 1850s Holiday Party at the historic Ard Godfrey House, 28 University Ave. SE. The event will take place on Sunday, Dec. 1, 12:30-3:30 p.m. 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. The event will include cookies and apple cider in the kitchen, musical entertainment, and a tour of the house with Woman’s Club guides dressed in period costume. See how the Godfrey family might have celebrated the holidays in the new community at St. Anthony Falls. Free Godfrey House buttons for the kids and admission is free, donations suggested. No reservations necessary. Metered street parking available. Off-street parking in River Place Ramp, with entrance on 2nd St. SE, off East Hennepin Avenue, or at St. Anthony Falls Public Ramp, on 2nd St. SE off Central Ave. For more information, if you have special needs, or to arrange group tours, call 612-781-8791. The House is partially wheelchair accessible on the main floor, but has the restrictions of a historic home. This annual holiday party is sponsored by The Woman’s club of Minneapolis.