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Comstock House

506 8th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560-3504
+1 218-291-4211
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Local History Gem

The Comstock House may look a bit underwhelming from the outside, but the furnishings and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Emily K
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Minnesota
WOW - this place is a treat!

If you are a history buff and want to know about Moorhead, MN, this is the place to start. Great... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
victor59
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Moorhead
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Built by Solomon G. Comstock in 1883, the Victorian home showcases the popular styles of the time, blending Queen Anne and Eastlake designs. Comstock was a U.S. representative, banker, and helped to build James J. Hill's railroad. He and his wife Sarah Ball raised three children in the home.
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4 weeks ago
“Local History Gem”
17 Mar 2015
“WOW - this place is a treat!”
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506 8th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560-3504
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+1 218-291-4211
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 house and the family who lived there. The house hosts events and...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

If you are a history buff and want to know about Moorhead, MN, this is the place to start. Great tour guide, interior was amazing and so full of information, you almost felt like you lived in the era. My teenager enjoyed it too, which...More

1  Thank victor59
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

The Comstock house used to be the edge of town and for many years Moorhead has grown around it. The Comstock family lived there for generations and were civic and business leaders who believed strongly in education. They even taught their servants. Their children were...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2013

My wife and I took advantage of the Comstock House’s free day in June. The house is managed by the MN Historical Society, so there are not many of these days, but I would strongly suggest (at least if you are local) to be on...More

4  Thank JesseWhite
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