Ticknor had arrived in Anoka in 1855 and went into the dry goods and grocery business. In 1864 he opened the first drug store in Anoka2; it is still in business today as Goodrich Pharmacy.3
Built in 1867, the Ticknor family home was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 27, 1979. Today, it operates as Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast.
2Williams, J. Fletcher; “History of the Upper Mississippi Valley”; Minneapolis, Minn.; Minnesota Historical Company (1881); p. 250
Herman L. Ticknor
The Ticknor family home in Anoka, Minn.
Now Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast
Photos taken by Pamela J. Erickson. Released into the public domain May 31, 2014,
as long as acknowledgement included.