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Be sure to make a call at St. Paul's historic Ramsey House, where guides dressed as servants may surprise you with a tour of the territorial governor's Victorian home as well as some fresh cookies. Enjoy a glimpse into family and servant life in the 1870s at one of the nation's best preserved Victorian-era homes; Ramsey House features carved walnut woodwork, marble fireplaces, crystal chandeliers and many of the original furnishings. Pick up Victorian-era souvenirs in the on-site Carriage House gift shop. Located one block south on Ramsey from West Seventh Street at Irvine Park; closed January 1-May 2. Hours vary seasonally, and reservations are recommended; call for details.

Location: 265 S Exchange St, St Paul Minnesota 55102 Telephone 651-296-8760

Other History nearby:
(St Paul) Alexander Ramsey House
(St Paul) Alexander Ramsey House
(Minneapolis) American Swedish Institute
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