Alexander Ramsey House, 265 Exchange Street South, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Alexander Ramsey House

Alexander Ramsey House about 1888
Address: 265 Exchange Street S
Neighborhood/s: West 7th, Saint Paul, Minnesota
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1868
Primary Style: Second Empire
Secondary Style: Italianate
Historic Function: House/single dwelling or duplex
Current Function: Museum
Architect or source of design: Monroe Scheire
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Limestone
First Owner: Alexander Ramsey

West 7th Saint Paul Ramsey

Alexander Ramsey House, 265 Exchange Street South, Saint Paul, Minnesota
(44.941423° N, 93.10473° WLatitude: 44°56′29.123″N
Longitude: 93°6′17.028″W
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National Register of Historic Places Information
Reference Number: 3853
Reference URL: [Reference]
Certification date: December 31, 2006
Primary Style: French Second Empire


The Alexander Ramsey House, one of the best preserved Victorian-era homes in the United States, features carved walnut woodwork, marble fireplaces, crystal chandeliers and many original furnishings. It was built between 1868 and 1872 for Minnesota's first territorial governor, Alexander Ramsey. It is a historic site of the Minnesota Historical Society.

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