825 Fairmount Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Address: 825 Fairmount Avenue
Neighborhood/s: Summit Hill, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1892
Primary Style: Queen Anne
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Material of Foundation: Limestone
Building Permit Number: 28940
First Owner: John H. Healely
Notes: Amelia Earhart lived here in 1915.

Summit Hill Saint Paul Ramsey County

825 Fairmount Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota
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This Queen Anne home features a picturesque and complex facade with a centrally located polygonal dormer with a conical cap and a two-story bay window with stained glass transoms. The date of construction, according to the building permit, was 1892. Ramsey County property tax records list the construction date as 1890. The original construction cost was $7,000. Many of the surrounding houses were built several years later.

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History

John H. Healey was the original owner. In 1893 Healey was employed in real estate, and by 1895 he was a traveling agent.

The 1915 Polk Directory for Saint Paul lists the occupant of this house as Edwin S. Earhart, an attorney. Earhart was the father of famous aviator Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart attended nearby Central High School for one year.

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    • Ramsey County Historical Society/Saint Paul Heritage Commission Historic Sites Survey - 1981
    • R.L. Polk city directory for Saint Paul, 1915
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