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Comstock House, Moorhead

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#72 of 75 in Historic Sites in Minnesota
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · History Museum
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The Comstock House is a historic house museum in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States. It was built for Solomon Comstock and his family from 1882 to 1883 in a mix of Queen Anne and Eastlake style. Comstock (1842–1933) was one of Moorhead's first settlers and an influential figure in business, politics, civics, and education in the growing city and state.
The Comstock House is run by a partnership between the Minnesota Historical Society and the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 as the Solomon Gilman Comstock House for its state-level significance in the themes of architecture, commerce, education, exploration/settlement, industry, politics/government, and transportation. It was nominated for its association with Solomon Comstock, who was instrumental in growing Moorhead from a pioneer village to a "booming railroad town", and for its exemplary late Victorian architecture.
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  • This 11 room house has a tour guide who set up a video of how the Comstock family live and the history of Moorhead .. The house was built around 1880 and has lots of the original furnishings..The.....  more
    This 11 room house has a tour guide who set up a video of how the Comstock family live and the history of Moorhead .. The house was built around 1880 and has lots of the original furnishings..The.....  more »
  • The Comstock House may look a bit underwhelming from the outside, but the furnishings and the history inside, will not disappoint. Our tour guide Kaci was very knowledgeable about the history of the.....  more
    The Comstock House may look a bit underwhelming from the outside, but the furnishings and the history inside, will not disappoint. Our tour guide Kaci was very knowledgeable about the history of the.....  more »
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  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff. A wonderful local historical treasure!
  • Great place to visit

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