What to See and Do

Step into the 19th-century home of a lumber baron and his family, preserved with its original style and furnishings.

Tour the house

Join a guided tour and learn about the rich history of the Folsom family, who lived in the home for five generations, and their influence on the development of the area and the state.

Part of the Angel’s Hill Historic District of Taylors Falls, this Greek Revival-Federal style home is furnished with the family’s original belongings, including a Hews rectangular grand piano, Folsom’s vast library, and clothing and other personal items.

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Visit another nearby MNHS historic site

While you're in the area, tie in a visit to Marine Mill, the site of Minnesota’s first commercial sawmill, built in 1839. See the Marine Mill website for hours, directions, and other information.