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House & Building History Research: Land

Researching the Land on Which the Building is Located

The property's legal description can be found in the abstract, certificate of ownership, or property record online. For information on finding these materials, please see Getting Started.    

The MNHS Library also has a variety of research guides on the subject of Land Records Research:

Land Records Research

Maps at MNHS

Family Farm Research

Land Links

MNHS Reference Staff

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Minnesota Historical Society Library

Located on the Second Floor of the Minnesota History Center
345 West Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102

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Sunday to Wednesday: Closed

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