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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
2008.
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.

Condition:
The rock foundaiton is beginning to deteriorate.

There have been no changes since the last report


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