Own a Piece of History
Here’s your chance to own a beautiful piece of Minnesota History, the T.B. Sheldon House in Red Wing is for sale! Okay, so maybe it’s a wee bit out of my price range, but a gal can dream!
Theodore B. Sheldon was an early influential business man in Goodhue County, upon his death in 1904 he donated money to the City of Red Wing to be used for the public benefit, the City decided that a theater would be built in his name, the T.B. Sheldon Memorial Theater is still in use today.
During his life, Sheldon was founder and owner of T.B. Sheldon and Company of Minneapolis, grain commissioners and dealers and coal merchants. He made his fortune running this business and his ledgers now reside at the Minnesota Historical Society. He also served on the City Counsel of Red Wing.
His wife, Annie, was well-known around Red Wing for being one of the first woman drivers, and was often seen in the early 1900s driving around in her car.
His gorgeous house is clearly a representation of his immense wealth and influence. Built in 1876 it has 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms! It has been meticulously renovated with the house’s history in mind.