Glensheen Mansion Estate
Built on the shore of Lake Superior, Glensheen is the most visited historic home in Minnesota. The 7-acre estate features gardens, bridges, and the famous 39-room mansion built with remarkable 20th century craftsmanship, telling the story of the Duluth region.
Chester and Clara Congdon built Glensheen between 1905 and 1908 as their home. This influential family is known for opening up iron mining in this region and setting aside land for public use, such as the North Shore Scenic Highway and Congdon Park.
Take this virtual tour to get a feeling for the grand old estate and then visit Glensheen the next time your in the area.