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Von Hoffman House, Medora

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Von Hoffman House at Broadway and 5th St. in Medora, North Dakota was built in 1884. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. The listing included one contributing building and one contributing structure.
Known also as the Medora Doll House, it is a common-bond brick house that is a work of Peter Book, who owned and operated a Medora brick factory in the mid 1880s. Peter Book was also a builder of St. Mary's Catholic Church, which is also NRHP-listed.
The home was commissioned by the Marquis de Mores for Louis von Hoffmann and Athenais von Hoffman, the parents of his wife Medora von Hoffmann.
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  • This home was built for the parents of the Marquise of Chateau de Mores although they never lived there. Over the years several families have made it their home and it is beautifully preserved to...  more »
  • This house was fun to walk through and take a step back in time. It is beautifully furnished and has historical information on the families who lived there. It is located and easily accessed in...  more »

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