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Volstead, Andrew J., House

163 Ninth Avenue
Granite Falls, Minnesota    County of Yellow Medicine.
National Register Number: 74001046
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. Resource type: Building.
Congressional District: MN-02 Certified Local Government: NO
The Threat Status was Threatened in the year 2000.
Ownership: Private.
Themes: Political and Military Affairs, 1865-1877.
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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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