And our sixth acquisition is the Greek Revival House. It was moved to its present site in 2010 from the corner of Sixth Street and Clay. Because of its derelict condition, it was slated for demolition. Despite its condition, the MRA and the State Historical Society could see that this building was an excellent example of Greek Revival architecture, the first true architectural style to achieve popularity in Minnesota. and could be restored. After re-location, work began with the removal of damaged plaster and lath from walls, Installation of heating and electrical, lots of paint and many hours of gardening. Today, restoration is complete. The Greek Revival House is available to rent for meetings and gatherings. It is completely accessible. Contact us for details.
Many other buildings in Mantorville are constructed in the Greek Revival style, including the Dodge County Court House.