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.

Pioneer School


Every summer children are excited to attend Pioneer School in the Minnesota’s oldest existing public school house. There are four sessions to choose from. Click the button see all of the details and to register.

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TFHS Events

There are two very special events coming up early May. Click the button to view details.


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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

Life and Times Table of Contents

Do you have past issues of Life and Times but struggle to remember which one had the article you’re looking for? Struggle no more, click the button to open a Table of Contents updated through Fall of 2015. Handy tip: control+f on a PC or command+f on a Mac to open a search window at the top right of your search engine screen!

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PO Box 333
Taylors Falls, MN  55084-0333

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