National Register of Historic Places listings in Blue Earth County, Minnesota
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.
There are 28 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. A supplementary list includes five additional sites that were formerly listed on the National Register.
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Blue Earth County Courthouse||
||Mankato||1889 limestone French and Italian Renaissance-styled courthouse designed by Healy & Allen.|
|2||J.R. Brandrup House||
||Mankato||1904 Classical Revival house of the founder of Mankato Commercial College.|
|3||Charles Chapman House||
||Mankato||1858 house built by an early settler of Mankato.|
|4||Lorin Cray House||
|603 S. 2nd St.
||Mankato||1890s brick Queen Anne house of a local leading citizen.|
|5||Dodd Ford Bridge||
|County Road 147 over the Blue Earth River
||Shelby||1901 Pratt truss bridge designed by Lawrence Henry Johnson.|
|6||Adolph O. Eberhart House||
|228 Pleasant St.
||Mankato||c. 1903 frame Georgian Revival house of Adolph Olson Eberhart, 17th governor of Minnesota.|
|7||Federal Courthouse and Post Office||
|401 S. 2nd St.
||Mankato||1896 Richardsonian Romanesque federal building designed by William Martin Aiken.|
|8||First Baptist Church||
|U.S. Route 169
||Garden City Township||1868 concrete-block church.|
|9||First National Bank of Mankato||
|229 S. Front St.
||Mankato||1913 brick Prairie School bank with stained glass windows, designed by Minneapolis architects Ellerbe and Round.|
|10||First Presbyterian Church||
|Hickory and S. Broad Sts.
||Mankato||1896 limestone Richardsonian Romanesque church designed by Warren H. Hayes.|
|11||James P. Gail Farmhouse||
|Off U.S. Route 169
||Lake Crystal||Late-1850s brick octagon house.|
|12||Renesselaer D. Hubbard House||
|606 S. Broad St.
||Mankato||1871 Second Empire house of a local businessman. Now open as a museum.|
|13||William Irving House||
|320 Park Lane
||Mankato||1873 brick Second Empire house.|
|Minnesota Highway 68
||Lake Crystal||Farmstead, built 1860–1900, where the local Welsh American community gathered.|
|Township road over the Le Sueur River
||Skyline||1873 bowstring arch truss bridge.|
|16||Lincoln Park Residential Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Shaubut, Record, Pleasant, 2nd, Liberty, Parsons, Lock, and Bradley Sts. and Grace and Wickersham Cts.
||Mankato||Late-19th- and early-20th-century houses of Mankato's upper class neighborhood.|
|17||Main Street Commercial Buildings||
||Mapleton||1890s brick commercial buildings produced by the same contractor.|
|18||Mankato Public Library and Reading Room||
|120 S. Broad
||Mankato||1903 brick and stone Renaissance Revival Carnegie library.|
|19||Mankato Union Depot||
|112 Pike St.
||Mankato||1896 depot built by two competing rail carriers working together.|
|20||Mapleton Public Library||
|104 1st Ave., NE.
||Mapleton||1910 brick Carnegie library.|
|21||Marsh Concrete Rainbow Arch Bridge||
|County Road 101 over the Little Cottonwood River
||Courtland||1911 through arch bridge designed by the Marsh Engineering Company.|
|22||Minneopa State Park WPA/Rustic Style Historic Resources||
|Off U.S. Route 169 west of Mankato
||Mankato||7 Rustic Style park structures built by the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s.|
|23||North Front Street Commercial District||
|301-415 N. Riverfront Dr.
||Mankato||Late-19th- and early-20th-century commercial buildings of brick and stone.|
|24||Old Main, Mankato State Teachers College||
|5th St., S., and Jackson St.
||Mankato||1908 Jacobean Revival campus building of brick and limestone, designed by Clarence H. Johnston, Sr.|
|Minnesota Highway 68 in Minneopa State Park
||Skyline||1864 stone windmill, with sails since removed.|
|26||Sterling Congregational Church||
|County Road 151
||Amboy||1867 frame Greek Revival church.|
|27||Lucas Troendle House||
|2nd and Silver Sts.
||Mapleton||1896 brick and stone Queen Anne house of Mapleton's developer.|
|28||Zieglers Ford Bridge||
|Township Road 96 over the Big Cobb River
||Good Thunder||1904 steel Pratt truss bridge.|
|||Name on the Register||Image||Date listed/removed||Location||City or town||Summary|
|1||Adam Jefferson House||
||Mankato||c. 1865 Greek Revival house of a pioneer in the local quarrying industry. Relocated to North Mankato in 1987 rather than be demolished for a quarry expansion.|
|Township Road 167 over Le Sueur River
||Mankato vicinity||1883 wrought iron Pratt truss bridge. Moved in 2006.|
|3||Mankato Holstein Farm Barn||
|County Highway 5
||Mankato vicinity||1917 dairy cattle breeding barn. Demolished in 2006 after roof collapse.|
|4||Oscar Schmidt House||
|111 Park Ln.
||Mankato||1925 Georgian Revival house of a notable business owner. Demolished in 1988 to expand the Mankato YMCA.|
|5||Winnebago Agency House||
|1 mi. S of St. Clair on CR 138
||St. Clair vicinity||1855 brick Federal house. Demolished in 1986.|
- List of National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Minnesota
- "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on February 28, 2014.
- Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
- The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
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- Blue Earth County Multiple Resource Area. National Park Service. 1979. Retrieved 2011-06-14.
- "Dodd Ford Bridge, County Road 147 Spanning Blue Earth River, Amboy vicinity, Blue Earth County, MN". Historic American Engineering Record. Library of Congress. 1993. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
- "Federal Courthouse and Post Office". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- Hanson, Krista Finstad (2007). Minnesota Open House: A Guide to Historic House Museums. St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press. ISBN 978-0-87351-577-1.
- Thomas R. Zahn & Associates LLC (Winter 2009–10). City of Mankato Historic Context Survey. Mankato Heritage Preservation Commission. p. 50. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
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- "Mapleton Public Library". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- "Marsh Concrete Rainbow Arch Bridge". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- "Minneopa State Park". Rustic Style Resources in Minnesota State Parks. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-08-26.
- Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation (1998). Minneopa State Park Management Plan. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
- "Sterling Congregational Church". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- "Zieglers Ford Bridge". Minnesota's Historic Bridges. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 212-11-07.
- Gimmestad, Dennis A. (April 1980). Blue Earth County Multiple Resource Inventory. National Park Service. Retrieved 2013-08-23.
- Linehan, Dan (2010-04-24). "Commission working to preserve local landmarks: Mankato version of National Register will offer more protection". Mankato Free Press (Mankato, Minn.). Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- "Kennedy Bridge". Minnesota's Historic Bridges. Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- "Changes to the National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota, 2003-2010". Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office. 2011-02-01. Retrieved 2013-03-01.
- "Mankato Holstein Farm Barn". A Minnesota Sampler. Minnesota Historical Society. 2007. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
- Nienaber, Dan (2006-05-14). "Landmark lost". Mankato Free Press (Mankato, Minn.).
- El-Hai, Jack (2000). Lost Minnesota: Stories of Vanished Places. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0816635153.
- "Winnebago Agency House (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-07.
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