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Ard Godfrey House Open for Summer Tours June – August
June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 28, 2021
The historic Ard Godfrey House at Chute Square Park, 28 University Avenue Southeast at the corner of Central and University Avenues SE is now open weekends, Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 4 pm, in June, July and August for tours led by guides dressed in period costume. Tours are FREE; no reservations are necessary.
See first-hand how the Godfrey family lived in the new community of St. Anthony in 1849. Owned by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the Godfrey House is the oldest remaining wood frame residence in Minneapolis. Restored by The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis to the 1850s period, Woman’s Club volunteers have been giving public tours since 1979.