Celebrate our Prohibition Story in Andrew Volstead’s hometown of Granite Falls. Visit the Andrew J. Volstead House Museum, a National Historic Landmark located at 163 9th Ave. Andrew Volstead was a Congressman who wrote the Volstead Act, enforcing Prohibition. He is also an important figure in cooperative history, his Capper-Volstead Act is still in force today. His house is currently open by appointment, call the Granite Falls Chamber office – 320-564-4039.
Continue the Prohibition Story tour through downtown, Highway 212 (old Yellowstone Trail) and Memorial Park. The tour features stories and architecture from the Prohibition era of the 1920s and 30s. Celebrate the anniversaries which ended Prohibition in 1933 – Beer Repeal Day on April 7 and Repeal Day, Dec. 5. This google map highlights historic buildings in Granite Falls and surrounding area.