Taylors Falls Historical Society

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Historic 1855 Folsom House

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Folsom House and Visitor Center Hours

Folsom House Regular Hours:
Memorial Day Weekend through the second weekend in October:
Fridays-Sundays and holidays from 1 to 4 p.m.. Tours run on the hour. Group tours available by reservation.

Admission Info

$6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 children ages 6-17; free for children age 5 and under and MNHS members.
The Visitor Center Regular Hours:
Saturday, Sunday and holidays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day from 1-4pm. Located just down the hill from the Folsom House in the lower level of the Memorial Community Center (the old train depot). Free.

Find Us

The Folsom House is located at 272 W. Government on beautiful Angel Hill in Taylors Falls. Click here for a map.

The TFHS Visitor Center is located on the corner of W. Government St. and First St. in the lower level of the Taylors Falls Memorial Community Center.

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Taylors Falls Historical Society Calendar

2016 Calendar AThe 2016 Calendar is here!

$11 plus $2.00 postage or purchase at the annual meeting, Nov 5 or at the Wassail Sale, Nov 28th.

Years 2015 & 2014 also available at $11.00 plus $2.00 postage each.
Send your order to: TFHS, PO Box 215, Taylors Falls, MN  55084-0333.

Life and Times in Taylors Falls
Journal subscriptions offered for U.S. residents at $15.00 per year (2 issues), or free to current TFHS members. Back issues are available: $5.00 plus $2.00 postage per copy. Write: Life & Times, PO Box 333, Taylors Falls, MN  55084-0333.
Fifty Years in the Northwest by W.H.C. Folsom

1999 Minnesota Territorial Sesquicentennial Facsimile Edition, edited by Clarence Nelson

Hardcover: $30 plus $2.00 each postage
Paperback: $20 plus $2.00 each postage

TFHS, PO Box 333, Taylors Falls, MN  55084

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Taylors Falls Historical Society
PO Box 333
Taylors Falls, MN  55084-0333

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