Andrew Volstead house, 163 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota

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Andrew Volstead House

Andrew Volstead house, Granite Falls
Address: 163 9th Avenue
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Year built: 1878
Primary Style: Italianate
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Granite Falls Yellow Medicine

Andrew Volstead house, 163 9th Avenue, Granite Falls, Minnesota
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National Register of Historic Places Information

Politician Andrew Volstead, born in 1860, lived in this house from 1894-1902. From 1903 to 1923 Volstead served in the United States Congress. He is best known as author of the National Prohibition Act of 1919, commonly referred to as the Volstead Act.


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