National Register of Historic Places listings in Carver County, Minnesota

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Location of Carver County in Minnesota

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Carver County, Minnesota. It is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Carver 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 34 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county. Many structures are built of local Chaska brick, which has a distinctive cream color. A supplementary list includes three additional sites that were formerly listed on the National Register.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 11, 2014.[1]

Current listings[edit]


[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Emile Amblard Guest House
Emile Amblard Guest House
January 4, 1980
(#80001982)
32–36 N. Vine St.
44°51′04″N 93°47′22″W / 44.851119°N 93.789465°W / 44.851119; -93.789465 (Emile Amblard Guest House)
Waconia c. 1900 frame lodging for Coney Island of the West.[5]
2 Brinkhaus Saloon Livery Barn
Brinkhaus Saloon Livery Barn
January 4, 1980
(#80001962)
112 W. 4th St.
44°47′15″N 93°36′07″W / 44.78739°N 93.601823°W / 44.78739; -93.601823 (Brinkhaus Saloon Livery Barn)
Chaska c. 1875 brick livery.[5] Now houses the Chaska Historical Society.[6]
3 Carver Historic District
Carver Historic District
January 4, 1980
(#80001960)
Roughly bounded by Lime, 1st, Walnut, and 6th Sts.
44°45′49″N 93°37′32″W / 44.763575°N 93.625638°W / 44.763575; -93.625638 (Carver Historic District)
Carver Preserved core of a 19th-century river town, with around 100 contributing properties.[5]
4 Chaska Historical Marker
Chaska Historical Marker
July 6, 2010
(#10000415)
County Highway 61 near Edgehill Rd.
44°46′58″N 93°36′43″W / 44.782694°N 93.611889°W / 44.782694; -93.611889 (Chaska Historical Marker)
Chaska 1938 stone Rustic Style wayside built by the Minnesota Highway Department, interpreting Jean-Baptiste Faribault's c. 1804 Little Rapids Fur Post.[7]
5 Church of St. Hubertus-Catholic
Church of St. Hubertus-Catholic
March 19, 1982
(#82002937)
Great Plains Boulevard and W. 78th St.
44°51′43″N 93°31′51″W / 44.86189°N 93.530753°W / 44.86189; -93.530753 (Church of St. Hubertus-Catholic)
Chanhassen 1887 brick Gothic Revival church.[5]
6 Coney Island of the West
Coney Island of the West
August 11, 1976
(#76001048)
Lake Waconia off Minnesota Highway 5
44°51′40″N 93°47′01″W / 44.861111°N 93.783611°W / 44.861111; -93.783611 (Coney Island of the West)
Waconia Popular summer resort on an island in Lake Waconia, founded in 1885.[8]
7 Frederick E. DuToit House
Frederick E. DuToit House
January 4, 1980
(#80001965)
121 Hickory St.
44°47′02″N 93°36′22″W / 44.783984°N 93.606195°W / 44.783984; -93.606195 (Frederick E. DuToit House)
Chaska c. 1870 brick house of a politician and newspaper publisher.[5]
8 Eder-Baer House
Eder-Baer House
January 4, 1980
(#80001966)
105 Elm St.
44°47′01″N 93°36′17″W / 44.783693°N 93.60472°W / 44.783693; -93.60472 (Eder-Baer House)
Chaska c. 1900 brick Queen Anne house.[5]
9 Frederick Greiner House
Frederick Greiner House
January 4, 1980
(#80001967)
319 E. 3rd St.
44°47′14″N 93°35′49″W / 44.787289°N 93.596939°W / 44.787289; -93.596939 (Frederick Greiner House)
Chaska c. 1870 brick Eastlake house of a politician and hotelier.[9]
10 Wendelin Grimm Farmstead
Wendelin Grimm Farmstead
December 30, 1974
(#74001008)
Off County Highway 11 in Carver Park Reserve
44°53′05″N 93°43′01″W / 44.884791°N 93.716895°W / 44.884791; -93.716895 (Wendelin Grimm Farmstead)
Victoria vicinity 1876 brick farmhouse of Wendelin Grimm, developer of the first alfalfa that could withstand North American winters.[5] Now a Three Rivers Park District educational facility.[10]
11 Philip Guettler House
Philip Guettler House
January 4, 1980
(#80001963)
Adams and Mill Sts.
44°46′07″N 93°46′50″W / 44.768704°N 93.780496°W / 44.768704; -93.780496 (Philip Guettler House)
Cologne 1902 brick house of a leading mill owner.[5]
12 J. Carsten and Magaretha Harms Farmhouse Upload image
December 18, 2013
(#13000931)
1110 Cty. Rd. 152 (Benton Township)
44°45′01″N 93°48′23″W / 44.750364°N 93.806469°W / 44.750364; -93.806469 (J. Carsten and Magaretha Harms Farmhouse)
Cologne vicinity 1878 farmhouse whose history and Chaska brick architecture represent German immigrant settlement of the upper Minnesota River Valley.[11]
13 Jacob Hebeisen Hardware Store
Jacob Hebeisen Hardware Store
January 4, 1980
(#80001975)
Railroad and Maria Sts.
44°43′59″N 93°58′03″W / 44.73301°N 93.967365°W / 44.73301; -93.967365 (Jacob Hebeisen Hardware Store)
Hamburg 1907 brick commercial building.[5]
14 Jacob Hebeisen House Upload image
January 4, 1980
(#80001976)
Off County Highway 50
44°43′46″N 93°58′14″W / 44.729444°N 93.970556°W / 44.729444; -93.970556 (Jacob Hebeisen House)
Hamburg 1884 brick Queen Anne house.[12] As of August 14, 2012 the building appears to have been removed/demolished.
15 Albertine and Fred Heck House
Albertine and Fred Heck House
December 27, 2000
(#00001508)
8941 Audubon Rd.
44°50′33″N 93°33′54″W / 44.842607°N 93.564919°W / 44.842607; -93.564919 (Albertine and Fred Heck House)
Chanhassen c. 1895 brick farmhouse.[5]
16 Herald Block
Herald Block
January 4, 1980
(#80001968)
123 W. 2nd St.
44°47′06″N 93°36′05″W / 44.784914°N 93.601505°W / 44.784914; -93.601505 (Herald Block)
Chaska 1871 brick newspaper office.[5]
17 King Oscar's Settlement
King Oscar's Settlement
January 4, 1980
(#80001974)
County Highway 40
44°43′45″N 93°40′30″W / 44.729121°N 93.675039°W / 44.729121; -93.675039 (King Oscar's Settlement)
Carver vicinity 1853 Swedish Lutheran church and parish complex.[5]
18 John Knotz House
John Knotz House
January 4, 1980
(#80001970)
Paul and Mill Sts.
44°46′06″N 93°46′52″W / 44.768352°N 93.781094°W / 44.768352; -93.781094 (John Knotz House)
Cologne 1905 house of John Knotz, a doctor, and Rosa Partoll Knotz, a women's rights advocate who served as mayor of Cologne.[5]
19 Laketown Moravian Brethren's Church
Laketown Moravian Brethren's Church
January 4, 1980
(#80001981)
County Highway 11
44°52′08″N 93°40′39″W / 44.868846°N 93.677397°W / 44.868846; -93.677397 (Laketown Moravian Brethren's Church)
Victoria 1878 brick church of a Moravian congregation.[5]
20 E. H. Lewis House
E. H. Lewis House
January 4, 1980
(#80001971)
321 W. 2nd St.
44°47′04″N 93°36′15″W / 44.784346°N 93.604218°W / 44.784346; -93.604218 (E. H. Lewis House)
Chaska c. 1870 brick Eastlake house owned by a succession of local notables.[13]
21 Charles Maiser House
Charles Maiser House
January 4, 1980
(#80001983)
16 W. Main St.
44°51′02″N 93°47′12″W / 44.8506°N 93.786658°W / 44.8506; -93.786658 (Charles Maiser House)
Waconia c. 1875 frame Italianate house.[5]
22 Mock Cigar Factory and House
Mock Cigar Factory and House
January 4, 1980
(#80001984)
48 W. Main St.
44°51′02″N 93°47′14″W / 44.850588°N 93.787301°W / 44.850588; -93.787301 (Mock Cigar Factory and House)
Waconia False-fronted cigar factory and owner's c. 1875 Italianate house.[5]
23 Paul Mohrbacher House
Paul Mohrbacher House
January 4, 1980
(#80001972)
102 Paul Ave., S.
44°46′12″N 93°46′52″W / 44.770003°N 93.781223°W / 44.770003; -93.781223 (Paul Mohrbacher House)
Cologne c. 1880 brick home of town's founder.[5]
24 Norwood Methodist Episcopal Church
Norwood Methodist Episcopal Church
January 4, 1980
(#80001978)
Hill and Union Sts.
44°46′13″N 93°55′41″W / 44.770413°N 93.928012°W / 44.770413; -93.928012 (Norwood Methodist Episcopal Church)
Norwood Young America 1876 frame church.[5]
25 Andrew Peterson Farmstead
Andrew Peterson Farmstead
October 11, 1979
(#79003713)
Northeast of Waconia on Minnesota Highway 5
44°51′51″N 93°43′31″W / 44.864175°N 93.725207°W / 44.864175; -93.725207 (Andrew Peterson Farmstead)
Waconia vicinity c. 1867 farmstead of a Swedish immigrant farmer and diarist.[5]
26 Johann Schimmelpfennig Farmstead
Johann Schimmelpfennig Farmstead
January 4, 1980
(#80001980)
Off U.S. Route 212
44°46′39″N 93°52′40″W / 44.777437°N 93.877688°W / 44.777437; -93.877688 (Johann Schimmelpfennig Farmstead)
Norwood Young America vicinity Log and frame farm structures built 1856–1909.[5]
27 Simons Building and Livery Barn
Simons Building and Livery Barn
January 4, 1980
(#80001964)
123 W. 3rd St.
44°47′09″N 93°36′07″W / 44.78593°N 93.601877°W / 44.78593; -93.601877 (Simons Building and Livery Barn)
Chaska Brick hotel/saloon and livery built 1888–1890s.[5]
28 Waconia City Hall
Waconia City Hall
May 9, 1983
(#83000900)
9 W. 1st St.
44°50′57″N 93°47′12″W / 44.849065°N 93.786614°W / 44.849065; -93.786614 (Waconia City Hall)
Waconia 1909 redbrick municipal building.[5]
29 Walnut Street Historic District
Walnut Street Historic District
January 4, 1980
(#80001973)
Roughly around Walnut, 2nd, Chestnut, and 6th Sts.
44°47′15″N 93°36′01″W / 44.78744°N 93.600361°W / 44.78744; -93.600361 (Walnut Street Historic District)
Chaska Historic district spanning from ancient burial mounds to structures representing stages of town's development.[5]
30 West Main Street Houses
West Main Street Houses
January 4, 1980
(#80001986)
417, 429, and 453 W. Main St.
44°51′01″N 93°47′35″W / 44.850273°N 93.793041°W / 44.850273; -93.793041 (West Main Street Houses)
Waconia 1886 brick house and 1898 and 1903 frame houses.[5]
31 West Union
West Union
January 4, 1980
(#80001987)
County Highway 50
44°42′59″N 93°46′09″W / 44.716331°N 93.769282°W / 44.716331; -93.769282 (West Union)
Cologne vicinity 1868 church and 1905 parish hall of a Swedish Lutheran community.[5]
32 Winter Saloon
Winter Saloon
January 4, 1980
(#80001979)
Elm and Hazel Sts.
44°46′04″N 93°55′40″W / 44.767755°N 93.92787°W / 44.767755; -93.92787 (Winter Saloon)
Norwood Young America c. 1890 saloon with meeting hall and living quarters.[5]
33 Young America City Hall
Young America City Hall
January 4, 1980
(#80001988)
102 2nd Ave., S.
44°46′55″N 93°54′48″W / 44.782042°N 93.913277°W / 44.782042; -93.913277 (Young America City Hall)
Norwood Young America 1909 redbrick municipal building.[5]
34 Zoar Moravian Church
Zoar Moravian Church
January 4, 1980
(#80001985)
County Highway 10 near Waconia
44°49′07″N 93°43′51″W / 44.818521°N 93.730766°W / 44.818521; -93.730766 (Zoar Moravian Church)
Chaska vicinity 1863 Greek Revival church of a Moravian congregation.[14]

Former listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Chanhassen Township Hall Upload image
January 4, 1980
(#80001961)
March 28, 1990
Great Plains Blvd. (original address)
Current coordinates are

44°51′42″N 93°31′52″W / 44.861765°N 93.531022°W / 44.861765; -93.531022 (Chanhassen Township Hall)
Chanhassen 1890 municipal hall.[15] Moved in 1988.[5]
2 Iltis Brewery and Ice House Upload image
January 4, 1980
(#80001969)
June 28, 1991
597 Stoughton Ave.
Chaska Buildings of a brewery established in 1866, nominated as the last standing example of early Chaska's significant brewing industry. Fell into disrepair and demolished in 1989.[5][16]
3 Kusske and Hahn Saloon Upload image
January 4, 1980
(#80001969)
June 4, 2001
County Highway 23
44°53′54″N 93°53′23″W / 44.898289°N 93.889652°W / 44.898289; -93.889652 (Kusske and Hahn Saloon)
Mayer 1870 Italianate saloon.[17] Delisted after significant alteration.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 11, 2014.
  2. ^ a b 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.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24. 
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3. 
  6. ^ "Chaska Historical Society". Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  7. ^ "Chaska Historical Marker". MnDOT Historic Roadside Development Structures Inventory (Minnesota Department of Transportation). 1998. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  8. ^ "History of Waconia - 1857". City of Waconia. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  9. ^ "Greiner, Frederick, House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  10. ^ "Grimm Farm Historic Site". Three Rivers Park District. Retrieved 2012-11-17. 
  11. ^ Granger, Susan; Scott Kelly (March 2013). National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Harms, J. Casten and Magaretha, Farmhouse. National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  12. ^ "Hebeisen, Jacob, House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  13. ^ "Lewis, E. H., House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  14. ^ "Zoar Moravian Church". A Minnesota Sampler. Minnesota Historical Society. 2007. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  15. ^ "Chanhassen Township Hall (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  16. ^ El-Hai, Jack (2000). Lost Minnesota: Stories of Vanished Places. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 0816635153. 
  17. ^ "Kusske and Hahn Saloon (removed)". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 

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