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Volstead, Andrew J., House

Granite Falls, Minnesota
County of Yellow Medicine.
163 Ninth Avenue
National Register Number: 74001046
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Watch in
Congressional District: MN-02 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: City offices; one room is a museum to Volstead.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
From 1894 to 1930), this was the home of Andrew J. Volstead (1860-1947), the man who "personified prohibition." Volstead served in the House of Representatives (1903-23), where he drafted the National Prohibition Enforcement Act (1919), which became known as the Volstead Act.

The rock foundaiton is beginning to deteriorate.

There have been no changes since the last report

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