Taylors Falls Historical Society


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.

Become a Member of TFHS

Visit the Folsom House

Items for Sale

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

Learn More About Life & Times in Taylors Falls

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.

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Late 1880’s view looking east-southeast, downstream at the 1884 (third) bridge. This bridge was in use until 1911 but not removed until 1918…

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Bench (“Main”) Street in Taylors Falls, looking south, in late March 1876, 143 years ago. A. P. Rydlund, photographer. The dark building at left..

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1965. High water in the Saint Croix River at Taylors Falls. I took this snap myself so I know for sure the year is correct. The present, fifth,..

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Here is a view of the original interior decoration of the 1903 First Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church in Taylors Falls (the congregation’s..

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Here is an early view (looking north) of the 1903 First Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church on Chestnut Street. Note that the bell is visible…

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General Inquiries

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

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Old Chisago County Facebook Page

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